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UnionDocs Internship

Working Time
Part Time

UnionDocs is seeking three interns with a variety of strengths and interests for their winter / spring term! This unpaid position presents the opportunity to explore the operations of a small non-profit arts space and community, and gain valuable hands-on experience. This internship will begin early June 2019 and end late August 2019.

Ideal candidates study or work in film production or theory, with a vested interest in nonfiction media, programming, events, production, and storytelling. As a small nonprofit with DIY roots, interns work across a wide variety of roles, just like the core staff. Interns also receive a free pass to all UnionDocs events!

Responsibilities Include:

– Telling the story of our public events through video, audio, photography and text, including an active role in media management for UnionDocs’ archive (an interest in digital archival practices is a plus!)
– Participating in event planning, setup, management and reporting
– Managing updates to, including publishing event listings, managing box-office sales, and writing updates to support our web presence
– Marketing support including writing, research and graphic design to promote events, workshops and professional development programs
– Outreach via social media and within the community
– Administrative duties as needed

Time Commitment:

– 1-2 days per week (11am-6pm) + 1 evening screening per week


– Strong writing and verbal communication skills
– Excellent computer skills (experience with WordPress, HTML and Adobe Creative Suite preferred)
– Good knowledge of documentary arts
– Photography, video and editing experience preferred
– Ability to work independently

Most importantly, we are seeking candidates who are interested in the world of non-profit art institutions and documentary art, who are excited by a hands-on and diverse working environment, willing to take on a variety of tasks with equal enthusiasm and diligence. Women, people of color, and LGBTQIA identified people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Link to the page where students can apply:

Deadline to apply: March 31st 2019

Since the deadline is coming up, UnionDocs is happy to extend the deadline to the following Sunday, April 6, for interested students. If this is the case, please email Will Jackson ( directly.