UnionDocs Fall Internship

Posted On: August 6, 2019

Media-Related Internship

Media Organization: UnionDocs

Company Description

UnionDocs is a Center for Documentary Art located in Brooklyn, New York that presents, produces, publishes, and educates. We bring together a diverse community of media artists, dedicated journalists, critical thinkers, and local partners on a search for urgent expressions of the human experience, practical perspectives on the world today, and compelling visions for the future. We believe that documentary art, when paired with thoughtful context and open debate, is an invaluable tool for understanding the complexities of contemporary life and creating a more compassionate, engaged, and integrated society.

Job Description

Uniondocs Fall Internship

UnionDocs is seeking three interns with a variety of strengths and interests from September–December. This volunteer position presents the opportunity to explore the operations of a small non-profit arts space and community.

Ideal candidates study or work in film production or theory, with a vested interest in nonfiction media, programming, events, production, and storytelling. As a small nonprofit with DIY roots, interns work across a wide variety of roles just like the core staff. Interns also receive a free pass to all UnionDocs events!

Responsibilities Include:

– Telling the story of our public weekend events through video, audio, photography and text, including an active role in media management for UnionDocs’ forthcoming podcast (an interest in audio is a plus!)
– Participating in event planning, setup, management and reporting
– Managing updates to UnionDocs.org, including publishing event listings, managing box-office sales, and writing updates to support our web presence
– Marketing support including writing, research and graphic design to promote events, workshops and professional development programs
– Outreach via social media and within the community
– Administrative duties as needed

Time Commitment:

– 1-2 days per week (11am-6pm) + 1 evening screening per week


– Strong writing and verbal communication skills
– Excellent computer skills (experience with WordPress, HTML and Adobe Creative Suite preferred)
– Good knowledge of documentary arts
– Photography, video and editing experience preferred
– Ability to work independently

Most importantly, we are seeking candidates who are interested in the world of non-profit art institutions and documentary art, who are excited by a hands-on and diverse working environment, willing to take on a variety of tasks with equal enthusiasm and diligence. Women, people of color, and LGBTQIA identified people are strongly encouraged to apply.


To Apply

Please apply through this form: https://uniondocs.org/now-accepting-applications-for-fall-interns/