Check with your internship coordinator BEFORE accepting to determine how you might do this internship for credit.
UPDATE: Due to the evolving issues surrounding the coronavirus COVID-19, internships for the Fall semester will be hybrid in nature with a a combination of in-person and virtual participation. In-person interns must have evidence of vaccination. Supervision for all interns will be virtual via Zoom meetings. The safety of our staff and interns remains paramount.
Internship applications for Fall 2021 are now available for the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF). The Festival is seeking motivated, industrious, self-starting students who care about the community and want to be a part of New England’s largest film festival and its only Academy Award, BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award qualifier. The internship runs September 3-December 13th.
Festival internships are semester-based and available for the Fall, Winter/Spring & Summer Semesters.
All internships with Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival are unpaid. A minimum of 15-20 hours per week is expected, although time commitments vary depending on the department. Interns work closely with the Festival staff on timely and compelling projects, many with a current focus on marketing, event planning, educational programs, technical operations, design, and community outreach. Students gain exceptional first-hand experiences helping an innovative, dynamic Festival serve a burgeoning Capital City, the New England region, and its varied mix of programs.
These internships are ideal for students majoring in Political Science, Business Administration, Communications, Film Studies, Advertising, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Photography, Hospitality, Computer Science, Web Programming, Accounting, Education, Psychology, Social Sciences, and other related fields.
Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as research, word-processing, computer, and basic interviewing skills. Students can be assigned to areas related to their academic major or field of interest. Beyond this work, responsibilities may include assistance in a variety of projects, special events, and clerical functions when needed.