EnterpriseWorks Multimedia Intern - Summer 2019

Category: 
Internships
Status: 
Internship
Post Date:  
2/04/2019
Contact Email: 
Description: 
Who we are  
Research Park is a technology hub for corporate operations focusing on innovative, cutting edge research and development. EnterpriseWorks is an award-winning incubator at the Research Park that focuses on science and research-based start-up companies commercializing technology from the University of Illinois. We have a multifaceted team of professionals and interns dedicated to helping our startups and corporations thrive in the Research Park. 
 
Previous EnterpriseWorks interns have gone onto work at companies including but not limited to: Google, Facebook, IBM, Denodo, All State, Blue Bunny, Yelp, Solstice, and Surface 51.
 
 
Multimedia Internship 
Do you enjoy telling stories through video and pictures? Do you get excited about being able to creatively document an event and show your work off to others? The Multimedia Intern will demonstrate their multimedia capabilities along with their teamwork and project management skills by working on meaningful, high-impact projects. This internship will allow you to fine-tune and develop your videography and photography skills in a professional environment. Interns will collaborate and coordinate with Research Park leadership and the EnterpriseWorks intern team. 
 
This position will begin mid Spring 2019 at a minimum of 10 hours per week for training and continue into Summer 2019 at 40 hours per week. 
 
What You’ll Do 
The Research Park hosts over 200 events annually and as a Multimedia Intern, you will be responsible for capturing professional quality photos and videos of our in-house events, as well as editing and recapping them to promote Research Park and EnterpriseWorks. You will also be assigned projects (promotional videos/photoshoots, etc) for start-ups in the EnterpriseWorks incubator. You and a team of interns will meet with the client to discuss the project timeline and expectations. You will be responsible for determining techniques to utilize for completion of the project. A storytelling mindset would be valuable for an intern in this position to use as a frame of reference when editing footage. It is important to coordinate effectively with EnterpriseWorks staff and clients to execute all projects to their highest potential. 
 
Requirements 
  • Must be a full-time enrolled student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at the time of employment
  • Graduation date must be May 2019 or after 
  • Applicants must be available to work 10-20 hrs/wk during Spring 2019 and 40 hrs/wk during Summer 2019
  • Ability to maintain clear communications with management on project status 
  • Strong photography and videography skills 
  • Strong proficiency with video editing software, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, etc.) 
  • Experience using a DSLR camera and camcorder 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Ability to quickly solve new design problems 
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environments and balance multiple projects 
  • Ability to work on short deadlines 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel 
 
Nice to Have: 
  • Ability to work in presentation software such as PowerPoint 
  • Experience with recording, editing videos for RSO’s orclass project 
 
Please be prepared to upload a resume, cover letter, and submit a URL to a video sample.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. 
 
Compensation: Hourly wage will be $12.00/hour and will be paid by the University of Illinois. 
 
Reporting: Position reports to the Associate Director. 
 
Timing: This internship will begin mid Spring 2019 at 10-20 hours per week and continue into Summer 2019 at 40 hours per week. Pending successful performance reviews, the internship can continue through multiple semesters.
 
Promotion potential: Commitment to polished deliverables and demonstration of strong leadership skills can lead to a promotion to a Senior Multimedia Intern position.  
 
For more information, please visit www.researchpark.illinois.edu. For questions, please email Jenny Kim at jskim3@illinois.edu and Emily Orden at orden2@illinois.edu