The National Zoo invites applicants for a videographer internship in the Zoo’s busy Office of Communications.
The Office of Communications promotes the Zoo through traditional media relations and digital media including web video of our science, animals, and staff. Current college students who have experience in campus television projects, hands on experience operating camera equipment through class work, or experience filming and editing video are encouraged to apply.
This is an unpaid internship. College credit is offered if desired; intern is responsible for obtaining necessary approvals from their university. Intern will be responsible for all transportation costs and personal health insurance.
Rock Creek, Washington D.C.
The intern will make his or her own housing arrangements in the Washington, D.C. area.
The National Zoo and the Smithsonian Institution do not provide free parking to interns. There is limited parking at SCBI in Front Royal, Virginia.
The Office of Communications holds three media relations internship sessions: spring, summer, and fall. Interns will work between 24 to 40 hours per week. Reasonable exceptions to session dates may be made in order to coordinate with university and work schedules.
To apply, go to: https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html”
Then select "New to SOLAA? Create Account Here"
When you complete the information to create an account, you will see a screen where you select the type of appointment you are interested in. You will select "Internship". Then you will select the unit you are interested in, "National Zoological Park." Then you will select the program you are interested in, "National Zoological Park Internship Program." Finally, once you begin completing the application, you will indicate the project (equivalent to department) you are interested in, “Rock Creek—Communications/Videographer."
Your application is considered complete when you hit “Submit” and when your references have been received (your SOLAA submitted application and references must be received by the deadlines as noted above).
Information that will be requested (in SOLAA) includes: