Internships with Electronic Media
Head over to the Media Services student jobs page to learn information about student jobs and fill out an online job application.
Electronic Media internships (PDF) provide opportunities for in-depth learning of a variety of media skills and concepts. Positions require a year-long commitment for fall, winter and spring quarters. Interns enroll for 12-16 credits per quarter with room for a 4-credit part-time class, or other academic components. Interns work 30 to 40 hours a week and are paid 15 to 19 hours a week, depending on credit distribution.
An intern's primary responsibilities are focused on supporting instruction, maintenance and administration for specific labs, facilities and production needs under the supervision of the staff. The interns meet weekly as a group to share skills, collaborate on projects, and to facilitate working together on productions and cross training among areas. All interns will engage in productions in the Center for Creative and Applied Media (CCAM) TV Studio, multitrack audio studios, and other advanced production studios.
Academic & job-related projects include:
- Event production support: Attend weekly EM training workshops focusing on hardware, software, and production processes.
- Media facility oversight: maintenance and oversight of associated service logs for labs and equipment.
- Instructional academic support: Conduct proficiency tests, assist with workshops, and prepare written materials.
- Become familiar with audio/video/media software and learn to troubleshoot common problems.
- Collaborative intern team work: Develop production and team-building skills as a part of a group production, including a large-scale intern-led production.
- Academic studies: Engage your own academic studies in a group setting and through independent research.
- Attend weekly intern meetings.
Faculty Signature Required:
Peter Randlette is the internship program coordinator. Please contact Peter for more information and an application. Interested students are expected to meet with faculty and staff at the Spring Academic Fair on Wednesday, May 13th 2015, and submit a current resumé, a letter of interest, and a completed Electronic Media job application (online form). The priority deadline for applications is the end of Week 7 of Spring Quarter: Friday, May 15th, 2015.
Major areas of study include audio recording, animation, electro/acoustic music technology, film and video production, multimedia computing, and media production.
To be considered for this advanced program, students must be at a junior or senior class standing; transfer students are also welcome to apply. Additionally, students must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of study of college-level media skill training pertaining to the internship position. Prior completion of programs or courses such as Mediaworks, Non-Fiction Media, Audio Recording, Introduction to Music Technology, or their equivalents are required.
Interested applicants are expected to submit the following:
- A Media Services job application (online form)
- A letter of interest
- A current resumé, including relevant academic work
Bring completed and sealed materials to the Media Services Front Desk in Library 2502 (Media Loan), or send to:
Peter Randlette - email Peter
The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway
Olympia, WA 98505
The priority deadline for applications is by Friday, May 15th, 2015. Applicants will be contacted by late May regarding their status, and consideration for an interview. Positions will remain open until filled.
The Animation/Imaging Intern supports the 2D and 3D animation systems on campus, and researches methods for utilizing 16mm projection and production systems for classical and direct animation. This position works closely with the Video interns to develop methods for digitizing 16mm optical film, options for compositing using Aftereffects and Dragonframe, and supports the development of animation in the curriculum.
Contact: Peter Randlette (360) 867-6279 / email Peter
The Audio Intern develops advanced technical knowledge in all aspects of audio production systems through readings, independent research, and co-production of the Student CD project. The Audio Intern gains instructional, organizational, and teamwork skills by providing workshops and technical support of the audio recording facilities. Other responsibilities include maintenance of analog equipment and computers, lab proficiencies, and the setup and operation of sound reinforcement systems of various sizes and complexity.
Contact: Zena Vergara (360) 867-5277 / email Zena
The Media Loan Intern learns technical concepts, management, troubleshooting and repair skills, and gains teaching experience related to circulating 16mm film and high-end digital video, audio and lighting equipment by training students to use it. The intern learns to interpret and enforce policies, approve work orders, train other student workers, and carry out general maintenance and minor repair of Media Loan equipment. This internship carries much responsibility and requires advanced knowledge of media equipment and production.
Contact: Mélanie Valera (360) 867-6339 / email Mélanie
The Multimedia Lab Intern develops the instructional, technical and organizational skills needed to supervise, maintain, and teach in the Mac-based Multimedia Lab using Premiere, Digital Performer, and other multimedia applications. The intern assists with workshops for software and media equipment in the Multimedia Lab, work on audio and video productions and on post-production assigments. They also administer proficiency tests, assists with lab hardware and software upgrades, creates instructional materials, and provides users with technical advice.
Contact: Aaron Kruse (360) 867-6842 / email Aaron
The Music Technology Intern develops advanced knowledge of music technology and gains organizational and teaching skills through the management of the Music Technology Labs. The intern’s learning is supplemented by readings, independent research, and co-production of the annual Evergreen Student Media Project. Intern responsibilities include studio scheduling, computer and hardware maintenance, and support for instructional workshops and proficiency tests.
Contact: Peter Randlette (360) 867-6279 / email Peter
The Production Intern learns the technical, organizational, and leadership skills needed to successfully plan and execute media productions in various campus environments. This intern is deeply involved all facets of the production process, including pre-production, technical specification, client relations, collaborative documentation, space management and scheduling, and crewing. In addition, this intern will lead and crew a wide range of productions. Additional duties also include workshop instruction, database management, and minor maintenance and technical support of equipment, labs, and facilities.
Contact: Ben Hargett (360) 867-6268 / email Ben
The Video Production Intern learns to produce, direct, and engineer productions using professional High-Definition video equipment in the Center for Creative and Applied Media television studio and in the field through work on a wide range of campus video production and post-production activities. The intern builds additional technical skills by doing DVD/Bluray/web authoring, minor maintenance and diagnostic review of equipment and labs, and support of studio operations including duplication and transfers.
Contact: Dave Cramton (360) 867-5505 / email Dave