Position Title: Video Editor Intern (Internship, Unpaid)
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Creative Department
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has an opening for an unpaid internship in the Creative Department.
Company Overview: Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum documents and interprets the history of country music—a musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music while providing diverse learning opportunities. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its emergence as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to ultra-contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.
Departmental Overview: The Creative Department is responsible for the design and production of all of exhibits, advertisements, collateral support materials, web graphics (social media, website and email) and on-property signage – from concept to delivery. The department’s overall goal is to perpetuate the mission of the Museum. The Creative Department interacts with nearly all other departments on projects such as Education, Events, Development, merchandise, dining and more. We support all these different, but connected elements simultaneously and produce materials that rise to a level of excellence worthy of those legends and artists we honor and celebrate.
Internship Overview: The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum offers unpaid internships that advance the educational goals of the student as well as the Museum’s mission. Internships are designed for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks with consideration given to individual university requirements. Additional adjustments to the 12 week, 20 hour schedule will be at the discretion of the internship supervisor. Educational programs which operate on a quarterly basis will be accommodated. Motivated students who are seeking hands-on experiences in a team-oriented environment will find excellent opportunities at the museum
The Video Editor Intern will work closely with Creative/Digital/Marketing and Communications teams, but will produce under the Creative Department umbrella. The internship will have a focus primarily on post-production video editing. The Video Editor Intern will work with multiple members of the creative team on projects, and must be able to take direction from different team members. The intern will produce finished reels on a broad range of projects, including Museum events, web content and social media needs, and some commercial broadcast projects. An ability to shoot is also a plus.
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