Post-Production Intern

Posted On: February 28, 2022

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Ark Media

Company Description

Nestled in downtown Brooklyn, Ark Media is one of the most prolific and honored non-fiction production companies in America, with over 25 years of experience producing premium documentary and documentary series that speak to a wide array of social, historical and political themes. Founded in 1996 by filmmakers Barak Goodman and Rachel Dretzin, and joined by fellow partner and filmmaker John Maggio in 2003, Ark produces both feature documentaries, and over 30 hours of television/streaming content a year for such outlets as PBS, Participant, HBO, Netflix, MSNBC, and more. Ark’s films have premiered at Sundance, Tribeca, DocNYC, and other major film festivals; the company’s productions have been honored with five Emmy Awards, an Academy Award nomination, three DuPont Columbia batons, three George H. Foster Peabody Awards, among many other awards and accolades.

Job Description

Ark Media is looking for a post-production intern for the Winter (Jan-March), to assist with research and archival on one of our feature documentary projects. The intern would be working in tandem with the film's Archival Researcher to conduct archival research, organization, and logging. The role would also include a bit of character research and shoot prep.

An understanding or background in contemporary U.S. politics and foreign policy, along with experience in journalism or documentary filmmaking is a plus.

Scheduling is flexible, but ideally 3 times a week for 6-8hrs each day. You must be in school and receive school credit– the position also comes with a daily stipend. Position starts the week of January 3rd.

To Apply

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to Allison at