The Office of Cable Television, Film Music and Entertainment (OCTFME) Internships provide college undergraduate and graduate students with invaluable experience through hands-on instruction, mentoring and job-shadowing opportunities. Our interns have launched into great careers at reputable media organizations from their start at OCTFME. Academic credit may be earned for satifactory completion of the internship program. OCTFME hosts interns year-round in the following departments:
PRODUCTION EDITOR INTERNSHIPS
The production editor internship takes students who are in search of real world experience in the edit suite and piece together timely projects for the three District of Columbia networks, OCTFME agency websites and social media distribution.
COMMUNICATIONS & DIGITAL STRATEGY INTERNSHIPS
Students will be immersed in monthly press release drafting, monthly eNewsletter creation, photo shoots, TV season media packaging rollouts, daily social media messaging, speechwriting and overall agency communications
202CREATES CREATIVE ECONOMY STRATEGY INTERNSHIPS
Interns will help identify creative partner organizations, coordinate efforts to add create partner events to the 202Creates calendar, execute 202Creates event planning & coordination, produce video profiles of District creatives, aid in the creative economy strategy planning and learn how to execute large-scale event management on a city-wide level.
OCTFME LEGAL INTERNSHIPS
The legal intern shall perform tasks as directed by the OCTFME Legal and Regulatory division. These tasks may include drafting and editing various contract documents, organizing files, conducting research pertaining to legal and contractual matters as well as assisting with special projects, as required.
FILM DIVISION ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIPS
The OCTFME Film Division offers undergraduate and graduate college students internship opportunities during the school year and over the summer. Candidates interested in media production administration, production finance, and media industry business management will have an opportunity to gain practical experience supporting the administrative activities of OCTFME’s Film Division. Learn more here.
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT INTERNSHIPS
The OCTFME music & entertainment internship is an inclusive experience for students seeking a future in the entertainment, production and administration. You will gain industry insight, knowledge, skills and experience supporting the infrastructure of the media and broadcast hub for the District of Columbia local government.
GRAPHIC ARTIST INTERNSHIP
Students must be familiar with Adobe software (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator). Knowledge of DSLR cameras is a plus. Tasks will include agency marketing material creation and basic motion graphics.