Internship Opportunities at NALIP

NALIP, The National Association of Latino Independent Producers, is now accepting intern applications. View the different opportunities below and email us at with a resume and cover letter. 


Communications Intern

NALIP’s Communications department is looking for a dedicated and intern that will help in building and maintaining its robust communication platform through a variety of content and media platforms related to NALIP’s mission, programs and events. In addition to these communication assignments, the intern will be introduced to the major topics and issues related to arts advocacy, nonprofit management, community organizing, and communication best practices. This is an unpaid internship, college credit is available. Must be available at least 3 days a week and a minimum of 4 hours a day.

Duties and Activities:

  • Assist in maintaining NALIP social media and website

  • Assist in newsletter curation and articles

  • Write blog posts on NALIP news and events

  • Assist in program events from their planning, production, and post

  • Assist with ongoing administrative tasks, database management, membership correspondence and participate in staff meetings

  • Serve as NALIP representative attending outside events with partner organizations and companies

  • Work with public relations team in press releases, talent invitations, and talent management

  • Put together and keep track cross promotional agreements with partnerships


Knowledge or Other Requirements:

Ideal candidates will identify with our mission and have a deep interest in media arts, entertainment, and communication.

  • Excellent writing, communication, and research skills are required

  • Public Relations experience is a plus

  • Proficient with Google apps (docs, sheets, etc.), social media, and computer programs such as Microsoft and Excel

  • Bilingual and bi-literate applicants are encouraged

  • Applicants with graphic design or video production experience are encouraged

Apart with from learning basic administrative practices (phone/email etiquette, project organization skills, sponsor/media and membership relations, and basic office management), in supporting NALIP’s communications department, intern will learn how to create and execute a communications strategy that is program and events based, while adhering to our organization's mission and branding.  As a NALIP staff team member, intern will close program understanding how to be a team player in a professional media arts environment. 

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter to: Subject headline must include your name and Communications Intern/Volunteer.


Programs Intern

The intern will assist with Latino Lens and Access Programs. The intern will  review the application process, update existing database, research regional filmmaker organizations and institutions, with particular emphasis on diversity. Intern will conduct ongoing outreach to sister organizations and industry network, film markets and festivals, etc. to identify potential supporters, allies and resources. In addition, intern will assist with  social media outreach, including updates and timelines for the program via the NALIP website and newsletter.

Additional Duties and Activities:

Intern will assist in processing 2nd Round application process and logistics leading up to each program. Intern will assist in the coordination of each event (including, orientation, one-on-one meetings, pitching sessions, etc.). Intern will assist with wrap up of projects such as program evaluation and metrics collection. 

Skills, Knowledge or Other Requirements:

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.

Intern will learn to successfully develop, coordinate and execute special projects. Intern will integrate efficient workflows using the latest technologies. Coupled with an excellent hands-on business and career development training, the intern will gain an understanding of how non-profit organizations within the entertainment industry operate. Intern will have the opportunity to network with a multitude of organizations, talent agencies, studios and production companies. Intern will be evaluated and trained for possible future employment in the entertainment and non-profit fields.  

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter to: Subject headline must include your name and Programs Intern/Volunteer.


Administrative Assistant Intern 

NALIP (The National Association of Latino Independent Producers) is seeking to fill an Administrative Assistant Internship position! This person will primarily provide direct support to the NALIP Production Coordinator; including but not limited to, calendaring, expense reports, travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, preparing presentations and confidential information for meetings. Must have a strong ability to work independently and use sound judgment.

This role offers the intern a great hands-on experience with an established non-profit organization. NALIP’s mission is to promote, advance, inspire and advocate for Latino and diverse content creators across media. This position is non-paid. We are able to offer college credit to eligible students. The position will be located in Los Angeles, CA.


  • Provide extensive administrative support.

  • Manage very busy calendars and arrange meetings daily.

  • Book and actively manage domestic and international travel arrangements.

  • Handle confidential documents and legal documents appropriately.

  • Prepare correspondence and presentations as required.

  • Answer telephone, screen calls and manage messages.

  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Budget and expense reports experience.

  • Producing background a plus.


  • Must be able to come into the office a minimum of 2-3 days .

  • Film students seeking a Master's degree preferred, senior undergraduates are encouraged to apply.

  • Experience as an Administrative Assistant is a plus.

  • Must be energetic and very proactive, someone who welcomes a challenge and is able to work in a fast-moving, quick response, demanding, flexible environment with limited day to day supervision.

  • Proven track record and enthusiasm for complex problem solving utilizing financial modeling and analysis (superior Excel skills mandatory).

  • Strong capabilities for crafting and presenting analyses to senior executives, including non-analytical business partners.

  • History of self starting initiatives and enthusiasm for creating their own work.

  • Adept at managing several projects and coordinating with multiple stakeholders.

  • To learn more about our organization, visit this link:

Job Type: Internship

Required education:

  • Bachelor's (or in progress as a Junior or Senior)

Required experience:

  • Administrative Assistant: 1 year

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter to: Subject headline must include your name and Administrative Intern/Volunteer.

Digital Production Intern

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is seeking motivated, hard-working individuals to join the Digital Production Team. As the premiere non-profit organization working to promote and advocate for Latinos in media, we are constantly producing content to move careers forward. The Digital Production Team oversees all original content produced by NALIP in addition to the development and preparation for the NALIP Media Summit. This is an unpaid internship, college credit is available. Must be available at least 3 days a week and a minimum of 4 hours a day.

Responsibilities Include:

• Capture BTS footage and still photography of NALIP Productions

• Create highlight/sizzle reels from archived footage

• Brainstorm and develop various forms of promotional material

• Organize and maintain multiple hard drives

• Edit/retouch graphic design work

• Research upcoming trends and Latino content creators

• Research potential partnerships/collaborations for the NALIP Media Summit

Interested candidates must:

• Be proficient in DSLR workflows

• Be proficient in Adobe Suite or Creative Cloud – Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator (After Effects and Final Cut are a plus)

• Have working knowledge of codecs, frame rates and delivery formats

• Work well within a team

• Be able to both provide and respond well to constructive criticism

• Pay high attention to detail

• Have prior experience managing multiple, simultaneous projects


To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and any work sample or links to: Subject headline must include your name and Digital Intern/Volunteer.

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