Call for Applications – CLiP – Video Editor and Production Assistant (VEPA)

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Organization: Carey Institute for Global Good, Center for Learning in Practice

Intern Title: Video Editor and Production Assistant (VEPA)

Internship Duration: 6 months (July 13 2020 – October 5 2020)

Hours Per Week: 10-15

Stipend: USD 70 per month (plus USD 25 Airtime)

Background: The mission of the Center for Learning in Practice (CLiP) is to improve professional learning and knowledge sharing in and across civil society organizations through Sustainable Learning programming, research, and services. The Refugee Educator Academy (REA) is our flagship initiative focused on helping teachers of refugees. REA strives to increase the number and accelerate the preparation of qualified refugee educators and service providers in the United States and around the world with the goal of reaching 10,000 teachers/service providers by 2025.

Internship Description: The VEPA intern will help our team take existing video recordings (from interviews, webinars, etc.) and turn it into usable short videos for courses, social media, and other purposes. This intern will review footage to select clips they think are of excellent quality and/or value. After review by the team, they will then extract the clips to create shorts that may be montages or that may feature one voice in brief.

All interns will be responsible for working within a collaborative team, communicating professionally, clearly, and in a timely manner with members of that team, attending biweekly meetings online via Zoom, maintaining confidentiality of all project materials and data, and creating high quality, high impact program collateral (videos and stills).

Hard Skills Desired:

The intern must be…

(1)  Fluent in English

(2)  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) and Google (Gmail, Drive, Calendar)

(3)  Skilled in online communication and collaboration (making use of Google Drive, Zoom, Skype, and other tools)

(4) Highly skilled in video editing (using iMovie, Camtasia, or other video editing and production software)

(5) Familiar with, and ideally experienced in, teaching (enough to enable identification of important clips in teacher interviews or education webinar discussions)

(6) Proficient in creating engaging, professional video shorts which align with the brand and mission of the organization

 Soft Skills Desired: 

The intern should be organized, extremely detail-oriented, self-directed and highly-motivated, a problem-solver, a flexible thinker, collaborative, open to asking for and receiving guidance/help, and, ideally, interested in education and doing work that will support teaching and learning. The intern should be able to handle confidential information and content with care. The intern should also be able to work within specific time frames to meet project deadlines.

Requested Application Packet:

All application packets should include…

(1)  Resume

(2)  Cover Letter

(3)  Links to sample videos you have created 

Note: This is only open to people from Cohort 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.  2019 students are not allowed to apply since they have just started working on their AA while others have not yet started. 

How to Apply:

Please address your cover letter to Ms. Julie Kasper, Refugee Educator Academy Program Manager, at the Carey Institute for Global Good.

Please submit your application packet by filling out this {form} by the end of the day on 20th, June,2020 for feedback .Application packets that do not include all three requested items and not meeting standards of good resume or cover letter  following Kepler template  will not be considered.