Lighting Grip - Fall 2014 Internship

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Saint Petersburg, FL
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Global Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about HSN: the overall organization, business unit and department overview.
  • Gain exposure to industry and profession that align to desired career path.

Overview of the Internship Opportunity: Responsible for the daily lighting set-up and maintaining the lighting of sets while under close Supervision.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Studio lamp checks, maintaining a clean and safe working environment within the studios
  • Prepping lighting equipment before each show
  • Hang/power/dress lights
  • Focus fixtures
  • Changing lamps gels
  • Grip and expendable inventories
  • Move lighting equipment as needed


Minimum Requirements:

  • Working on degree in related field
  • Juniors and seniors preferred
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 3 days per week, depending on semester length
  • In order to participate in our TV Internship program, you must be earning college credit
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems
  • Basic knowledge of studio equipment including sets, props, cameras and lighting equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and personalities
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to achieve projects individually and work with a team

Able to perform the following physical duties with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Climb ladders
  • Lift items over 50 lbs
  • Pull items over 50 lbs
  • Push items over 50 lbs
  • Must be comfortable with heights
  • Packaging/un-packaging items
  • Stand for extending periods of time
  • Use of hands or fingers to handle/feel objects tools or controls
  • Reach with arms
  • Balance, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl
  • Close, Distant, Peripheral, Depth vision
  • Ability to adjust and focus sight

How To Apply

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