Videography Internship - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL
Posted: March 19 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Internships at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago — be a part of the team!
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, artistic administration, videography, lighting, education, development and marketing. Hubbard Street provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago interns are integral members of the organization. Interns receive an e-mail address and extension, and are entrusted with a number of challenging responsibilities. Interns work with Hubbard Street’s administrative and artistic staff to build knowledge, experience, and confidence in arts management. Interns have the opportunity to work at the theater when the company is performing in Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and see company performances. Interns also have the advantage of taking free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.

Questions about the Hubbard Street Internship Program should be directed to Krista Ellensohn, the Manager of Pre-Professional Programs.

About Our Videography Internship:
Hubbard Street’s videography intern is primarily responsible for working with artistic and marketing staff to complete all video requests/needs. Videography interns work on a large variety of creative projects directly in support of Hubbard Street's mission, while building a rich video portfolio with studio, theater and interview/documentary-style footage.

Application deadlines:
• Fall (September-December): Applications due June 30
• Spring (January-May): Applications due October 30
• Summer (June-August): Applications due March 30
Application materials received on or before the application deadline will be given priority, however materials are accepted until all positions are filled.

Application Materials:
Applicants interested in the Hubbard Street Internship Program must submit the following materials:
• Completed Internship Application Form (Available on Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Website.)
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Two Letters of Recommendation

Please send all materials to:
Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Pre-Professional Programs
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
f: 312-455-8240
No phone calls please.


Taping performances, studio showings, rehearsals, interviews, and other events as needed
Producing clips for presenters, the company website, YouTube or other internet usage
Editing, converting, and compressing full performances
Editing large amounts of footage to small, comprehensive segments
Watermarking full pieces
Creating repertoire DVDs
Copying DVDs
Retrieving work from archives for use by choreographers and dancers
Updating video database
Updating and maintaining organizational structure of external hard drives
Assisting in rental or acquisition of appropriate visual and audio equipment
Use of the following Mac programs: iMovie, Motion, Cinematize, Compressor, Final Cut, VLC and other video conversion software
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, as well as Mac software helpful.


Applicants for the Hubbard Street Internship Program must:
• Have completed at least one year of college
• Be available for a minimum of twenty hours per week
• Possess strong written and verbal skills
• Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Office programs
• Have excellent communication and organizational skills
• Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
College credit is available as arranged by your college or university. Internships are offered for semester, full-year and summer sessions.


Required - Written Skills, Written & Verbal Communication Abilities, Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Verbal Communication, Excellent organizational skills, Work in A Fast Paced Environment, Comfortable working independently
Preferred - Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Apple Macintosh, iMovie, Apple Motion, Apple Compressor, Final Cut Pro

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