2016 LA County Arts / NALIP Programs Internship

The selected intern will assist the NALIP Media Summit and LMM team develop and produce the 2016 Latino Media Market and Access Programs. Concurrent with the annual NALIP Media Summit, the Latino Media Market (LMM) is a professional meeting series designed to bring NALIP members and their projects together with funders, studio executives, distributors, broadcasters, and employers. Intern will conduct ongoing outreach to sister organizations and industry network, film markets and festivals, etc. to identify potential executives. In addition, intern will assist with LMM social media outreach, including updates and timelines for the program via the NALIP website and newsletter.

SKILLS REQUIRED

Intern should demonstrate strong interest in the entertainment industry including television, independent film, unscripted and digital media. Strong phone and computer skills. Previous knowledge and versatility of technology apps, post-production software and database management is highly desired but not required. Able to juggle multiple projects in a fast paced environment. Self motivated, able to take initiative, organized, and detail oriented skills required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are highly desired.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

NALIP's mission is to promote, advance and advocate for Latino content creators across media. For over 17 years it has been addressing the professional needs of Latino content creators and independent media artists in film and television, documentary and digital. NALIP works to strengthen and multiply the quality and quantity of images by and about Latinos while providing support for advanced, mid-career professionals as well as emerging producers, actors, writers, directors, and students.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate (2- or 4-year) college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2016 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 - September 1, 2016 in order to be eligible to participate.  Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible. Students who have previously participated in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program are not eligible to participate a second time.

Students invited to participate in the program must provide a copy of their college transcripts, student ID and driver’s license, if available, to verify undergraduate enrollment or recent graduation and LA County residence.

PERMANENT RESIDENCY

Permanent residency means this is where you live when you are not attending school.  For example, you went to high school in Los Angeles County, your parents live in Los Angeles County, and when you go home for the holidays or over the summer, “home” is Los Angeles County.  A Los Angeles County address is listed on your school transcripts and a Los Angeles County address is what appears on your driver license.  If you are unsure of whether your home is within Los Angeles County, please visit: http://lavote.net/district/

Candidates are sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts. All college students of any ethnic background who meet the residence and attendance criteria are eligible to apply to participate in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program.

Students must either reside in Los Angeles County or attend school in Los Angeles County.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to opps@nalip.org. Questions? Please call 310-470-1061 ext. 710

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