Programs Intern/Volunteer

The intern will assist with Latino Lens incubation program, Diverse Women in Media Initiative and other NALIP programs. This is an unpaid internship, college credit is available. Must be available at least 3 days a week at least 4 hours a day. The intern will assist in logistical aspects of programs, 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. This internship is hands on and candidates will have to demonstrate ability to build and carry out the development, execution and wrap up reports of NALIP programming.

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 data 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.  

How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to: [email protected].  The subject headline must include your name and "PROGRAMS INTERN/VOLUNTEER".