Internships Available (3)

Programming Internship – Fall 2022

Community Media Internship – Fall 2022

Production Internship – Fall 2022

Internship Details

This internship is a great opportunity to gain experience working with members of the community on media related projects. The focus of the internship will be on facilitating access to the media resources at CMAC in an effort to help members share their stories.

Below you’ll find more information on the duties and responsibilities for each open internship.

Programming Internship

Selected interns will work with CMAC staff with various operational tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with programming efforts, including gathering, organizing, and scheduling content for our three cable channels and online platforms
  • Assisting with the setup, scheduling, and monitoring of live streams
  • Work with the programming team to curate content from community producers
  • Produce unique content for CMAC channels and online platforms
  • Other media center-specific duties as needed

Community Media Intern

Selected interns will work with CMAC staff with various operational tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Supporting the Community Media Team with member relations
  • Assisting members in the studio and podcasting room
  • Fulfilling equipment reservations
  • Leading facility tours
  • Scheduling programs for our channels
  • Assisting with social media and marketing efforts
  • Helping to organize community events
  • Working as production crew on select staff projects as needed
  • Other media center-specific duties as needed

Production Intern

Selected interns will work with CMAC staff with various operational tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assist the Production Team with live broadcasts, multi-camera productions, and other productions as needed
  • Create videos and podcasts with CMAC staff, including pre-production (planning, writing, and scheduling), production (filming, lighting, and recording audio) & post-production (data management, editing, graphics, and sound mixing)
  • Help host CMAC online workshops
  • Help check out and check in equipment to CMAC members
  • Other media center-specific duties as needed

*Please note: If you’re applying for the Production Internship, you must submit a portfolio of your work, preferably a resume reel.

All interns will be asked to complete CMAC workshops/training and produce a short PSA about the importance of community media as part of their internship.

This is a paid internship for the Fall 2022 semester. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at Fresno State. Scheduling is flexible and may require weekend availability.

Preferred Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

All interns should be knowledgeable of the following:

  • Video production experience
  • Knowledge of editing programs, such as Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut
  • Customer service/relations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Public speaking (for facility tours)
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work alone and on a team
  • Professionalism
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Basic office skills, including computer, internet, and copy machine 

How to Apply

Please complete this Google Form and email your resume, cover letter, and link to your work (if applicable) to natalie@cmac.tv.

PLEASE NOTE: Your application is not complete unless you complete both steps listed above. 

Deadline

Applications are due by Friday, July 15, 2022 at midnight.

Organizational Background

Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC) is a membership-based, 501c3 non-profit organization created to help citizens, schools, non-profits, public agencies and others better connect with our community through the use of media. 

CMAC’s mission is to empower voices in the community to promote awareness, understanding, dialogue and civic engagement by providing media resources, access to training, and broadening media literacy. 

Our Community Media Center is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the historic Fresno Bee building in downtown Fresno and opened on April 13, 2012. The media center offers a full range of production tools and training at low cost to community users. The facility includes classrooms, meeting rooms, editing suites, a computer lab, TV studio, and podcasting studio. CMAC also operates three television channels on Comcast and AT&T U-verse, and streaming on Roku, Apple TV, and cmac.tv. These platforms are available for community producers to distribute the video and audio programming they create.