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Summer Video Production Internship

Chicago

Looking for video internships? Walker Sands is looking for a video production intern to join our award-winning video team for a 12-week summer internship at our Chicago office.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS!

The ideal candidate has experience with video production, is an independent thinker and a team player looking to expand their skill set within an agency setting. You should also be a self-starter familiar with the latest trends in video and eager to voice your ideas.

A typical day involves brainstorming and researching video ideas for internal marketing efforts, assisting with script writing, logging and transcribing footage, and editing rough cuts for internal review. You will be working closely with our in-house producer as well as with other members of the content and creative teams to bring cutting-edge marketing programs to life. You will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of agency life, expand your knowledge of integrated B2B marketing, and have the option to attend training sessions for PR, content and digital marketing. During the latter half of your internship, you may even have the opportunity to film and produce your own video to add to your reel.

Experience Required

  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro and Photoshop (Illustrator and After Effects are a plus)
  • Working knowledge of Canon DSLR and other camera workflows
  • Some experience in video composition or graphic design
  • Strong storytelling skills and an eye for videography
  • Strong time management and communication skills
  • Currently pursuing a degree in communications, film, advertising or a related field

Internship Details

  • This is a paid, 12-week internship. We’ll be offering two start dates in May and June 2019.
  • All internship candidates must be able to work 40 hours/week.
  • All candidates will be required to include a link to their video work and/or a reel as part of the application process.
  • All internship candidate finalists must complete a skills test.
  • Please be sure to include your GPA on your resume.

Application Timeline

Please see below for our expected application and interview timeline. Please note, this may be subject to change.

  • Application time frame: December 3 - February 22
  • Skills Test: Ongoing
  • Interview Period One: January 9 - 18 (both in person and virtual)
  • Interview Period Two: February 27 - March 8 (both in person and virtual)