Posted On: July 27, 2017
Media Organization: BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK public broadcaster, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). In the Americas, the company maintains offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Miami, Toronto and Mexico City. The company represents key BBC Worldwide businesses: Content & Production, Sales & Distribution, Brands and Consumer Products. BBC Worldwide provides a global showcase for the best of British creative talent including actors, journalists, presenters, writers, directors, musicians, designers and technicians. The company sells programs and formats produced by more than 500 different UK independent producers. In April 2009, BBC Worldwide was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise which recognized the company's substantial growth in overseas earnings over the previous three years.
BBC Learning Team in NY is looking for creative interns to assist with production short form videos for the educational market. Interns will have a unique opportunity to be fully involved in multiple aspects of production including research, editing, rights and clearances, pitching and business development. Interns will have an opportunity to work directly on projects with the education coordinators and production manager. Other business duties included as needed, such as, helping to catalogue video content, tag video clips with educational meta data, etc. Excel, Outlook, and Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premier skills are a plus but are not required.
PLEASE NOTE: Students must be able to receive academic credit for the unpaid internships. For Fall internships, we request two full days of availability.
BBC Worldwide Americas offers NYC students a monthly TransitChek card of $121 to assist with travel costs.
About BBC Worldwide
Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to BBCWA.InternRequests@bbc.com, subject line “BBC Fall 2017 Internship, (Name of Internship Position).” In your cover letter, please specify which department(s) you are applying for, verify if you are eligible for college/academic credit and advise the days you are available to work.