bitLanders Internship Program
bitLanders, online film promotion and distribution company, offers internships to talented students who are seeking careers in film, fashion, journalism, politics, new media, and the arts at large. Our platform makes a wide range of content available to its audience. From animation to live-action films, news segments from the United Nations to White House speeches, lifestyle videos to sports events, bitLanders showcases top quality content and is one of the leading online video platforms in the world today.
Currently we are offering writing positions to those with excellent writing and research skills. What’s different about our internship program? Everyone in the bitLanders team is a self-starter, so you will be expected to come up with topics and write about your interests in an appealing, engaging way. In addition, you will be asked to follow the latest events in your selected field and blog about them on a regular basis. This could be about the 2012 Presidential elections or cinema in third world countries. In certain cases, we will assign you topics. You will be expected to do interviews and research to strengthen your piece. What’s more you will get to learn about new media and online film distribution, one of the fastest growing and most appealing industries in today’s world. You will network with colleagues, other writers, filmmakers, and get a chance to do coverage at film festivals as well. You will also get to participate in lectures and presentations by leading industry professionals, former ambassadors, and new media leaders. A special visit to the United Nations will also be possible.
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Organization: bitLanders is an online film distribution platform and Web Television Network with 300,000 registered users and over 1.5 million viewers a day. The company creates free Web TV channels for content providers and supports them financially through an ad-revenue sharing model. A meeting point for filmmakers, film festivals, film enthusiasts, companies, and organizations, bitLanders educates and entertains audiences by making meaningful, diverse, and high- quality films available to a global audience. For more information, visit www.bitlanders.com.
Job responsibilities: Researching, writing, and interviewing
Qualifications: Strong writing and research skills, knowledgeable about current events, have strong interests in specific fields, outgoing, enthusiastic.
Term of internship: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (Students can do an internship for one semester or more)