Video Production and
Editing Intern

Internship Position Description

Position Title:

Video Production and Editing Intern (Unpaid Internship)

Name and Location of Agency/Department Requesting Intern:

Orange County Health Care Agency
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Functions of Agency/Department:

The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) is a regional provider, charged with protecting and promoting individual, family and community health through coordination of public and private sector resources.

The Behavioral Health Training Services department under HCA provides education and training that promotes wellness, recovery, and resiliency to county professionals and to contracting community partners. As a Video Production and Editing Intern, you would be a part of the team creating training films including filming interviews, film editing, researching for developing online trainings, and other media duties for County staffs and contracted community partners.

Intern Duties/Responsibilities:

Intern duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist with pre-production tasks, which includes researching of current online trainings, brainstorming content development
  • Film and edit video segments
  • Plan and perform video post-production tasks, which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing
  • Utilize computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall production concepts
  • Compress video projects for output; make video products available in a variety of formats; and coordinate internal and external duplication services as required
  • Create relevant content emails to market upcoming trainings

Educational Requirements:

Applicants must currently be enrolled in an accredited college/university and have completed at least 2 years of education and majoring in film, videography, media, visual arts/design or a related field; or be a recent graduate who completed their degree in one of the above listed fields of study.

Skills, Training, or Qualifications: 
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, supervisors, managers, and the public
  • Use considerable discretion and interpersonal skills when dealing with cultural diversity (peers, public, etc.) in a professional atmosphere
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Efficiently utilize time in executing assigned tasks neatly and accurately

Ideal candidates will have knowledge/experience in:
  • Various social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter
  • Editing skills with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, I-movie, or other picture/video editing software and Audacity (for audio), Camtasia, Adobe After Effects, Lightroom, and Articulate Storyboard

Time Commitment:

Flexible schedules are available that consist of 8-15 hours per week for 4 to 6 months. Hours must be scheduled during regular business hours (Monday – Friday between 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Interns able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for the internship typically gain a more in-depth experience. 

Benefits Available to Intern:
  • Build resumes and explore career options
  • Apply academic skills and knowledge to the workplace
  • Fulfill college/university internship requirements
  • Network with professionals who are dedicated to making a positive difference in Orange County
  • Intern with one of the premier employers in the region

Background Screening:
Prior to placement, applicants may be asked to submit contact information for reference checks, and a background screening will be conducted that requires a state issued driver's license or ID card and a U.S. Social Security number.

How to Apply:

Applicants must attach a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to their application. The cover letter is an opportunity for students to describe career and academic goals, to elaborate upon personal and academic accomplishments, and to identify what type of internship experience they are seeking. Applications that do not include a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts will not be considered.

In addition, applicants will need to include samples of work or a portfolio with their application documents. Applicants may include links to videos or to their online portfolio in their resume.

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