internships

Last minute summer internship

Via Will Sullivan, this multimedia internship in Wisconsin for the summer.

The Oshkosh Northwestern is currently accepting applications for a part-time multimedia intern for the summer. The position will be for college credit.

Summer events in the Oshkosh area provide a prime use for those with multimedia talents. EAA AirVenture; the weekly Waterfest concert series, the weeklong concert festivals Country USA and Lifest; Soccer Saturday, a weekend soccer tournament; and the Miss Wisconsin pageant; among daily assignments and events, are just a few of the multimedia-worthy events and coverage opportunities.

In addition to shooting video this position also be working on creating dynamic photo galleries for our Web site and working with the Web editor on assigned Web duties.

The ideal candidate would have a basic working knowledge and experience in shooting and editing both stills and video, and working with programs such as Avid (or similar video editing software), Adobe Creative Suite, and Mogulus, among other programs.

The aim of the internship is to help broaden the skills needed for advancement in the media field post-graduation and to also give the applicant some real-life experiences covering breaking news, features and longer-term projects, among others, as the events and stories of the field dictate. Skills garnered and polished include video shooting and editing, still photography shooting, digital story development, editing for the Web and others.

Because the internship is for credit, documentation of internship acceptance from the university is required and under the supervision of the Assistant News Editor for Digital Media, the position will also complete any relevant coursework as dictated by the university.

To apply or for questions, email Dave Wasinger at dwasinge@thenorthwestern.com with a letter, resume and links to any related work.