The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Seeking Digital/Multimedia Interns (Summer 2020)

With Who:  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Location:  New York City, NY

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. The Met’s Digital Department leads the creation, production, presentation, and dissemination of the Museum’s multimedia content to support the viewing and understanding of The Met collection and exhibitions, both in the galleries and online. The Digital Department offers a twelve-month internship for students with an interest in video editing and production and/or animation, audio, writing, and editing copy.

The internship offers the chance to learn about how Digital creates content for exhibitions and collections across the Museum. The intern will focus on developing skills in video editing, animation, and related multimedia and editorial projects. Day-to-day tasks might include editing videos, assisting on video shoots, website production (including copy-editing building web pages in Sitecore), assisting with Audio Guide production for onsite visitors, and with producing audio features and blogs for an online audience.

Ideal applicants will have a strong interest in art and museums, in addition to their interest in digital-media creation. They will have strong and varied multimedia skills, experience in video editing and production and/or animation, and will have completed coursework in any of the following: visual or moving image arts, art education, art history, communications, journalism, history, archaeology, or related fields.

Applicants for this internship must either submit a portfolio as an attachment on the application, or include links to an online portfolio or videos in their essays, or on their resume.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on January 22nd, 2020 at 11:55 pm

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