DocU Intern- Assist with our Documentary Filmmaking Program!


Cause Areas


Thu May 17, 2018 05:30 PM - Thu Aug 23, 2018 09:00 PM


550 Vandalia StreetSuite 170Saint Paul, MN 55114



The DocU intern will focus on the DocU program, assisting program facilitators with instructing low income individuals through the process of creating a documentary film in just 15 weeks. The DocU program helps shine a spotlight on issues, stories, and perspectives that would otherwise go unheard and thus unnoticed. To read more about the DocU program visit

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist participants with a variety of tasks including pre-production, story construction, basic camera and field gear, editing, and interview techniques
  • Help with equipment reservations and check outs
  • Assist Community Media Instructors with classes and workshops
  • Create short videos about the program
  • Administrative duties as needed


  • Must be available for program dates listed below
  • Experience with editing and basic camera skills
  • Desire to interact with a diverse community
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Academic credit for internship prefered but not required


  • Learn and develop media production and interpersonal skills
  • Letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship
  • Temporary membership to SPNN and free classes

Time Commitment:

  • Must be available Thursdays May 17th-August 23rd from 5:30-9PM and Saturday August 18th from 12-5PM
  • At least 10 hours per week


  • SPNN, 550 Vandalia St., Suite 170 St. Paul, MN.


  • DocU Program Facilitators
  • Weekly meetings to check on progress

To apply go to


  • Mentoring
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Video Production

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 10 hours per week
  • Must be able to commit to program dates, Academic credit preferred but not required

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