Video Production INTERN

Virginia State University College of Agriculture – Marketing & Communications Department

Part-time, Unpaid Internship

Time commitment: Part time - Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week during the active academic semester (except academic breaks/holidays) until internship hours are satisfied

Time Period: Spring Semester, 2018

Location: Virginia State University, L. Douglas Wilder Building, Suite 204

Compensation: College credits


The College of Agriculture Marketing & Communications Department is seeking a Video Production Intern. The Video Production Intern will shoot footage and assist in editing. This intern will assist in the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. He or she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation and dressing. The Video Production Intern will work closely with the Videographer and Creative Director to execute the concept through to completion.



  • Must be eligible to receive academic internship credits for the Spring 2018 semester
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have knowledge of DSLR cameras and other video production equipment
  • Experience with video and photo editing
  • Must know the basics of operating lighting equipment and sound
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or related software
  • Ability work on tight deadlines in collaborative environments
  • Positive attitude; must be willing to handle criticism
  • Animation skills are a plus
  • Interest in gardening, farming, animals, and science is a plus.


  • Assist Videographer/Photographer with deadline driven projects
  • Set manage; including lighting, backgrounds, and sound
  • Create promotional videos and photos for the VSU College of Agriculture that will be shown on websites and social media, including YouTube
  • Work closely with other members of the creative department as needed
  • Story boarding, filming, composition, post-production and final delivery of video


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time management       
  • Creativity 
  • Excellent communication skills