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Curatorial/ Production Support Intern, Summer 2024 (Gold Rising)

🚀 Summer Internship

Los Angeles

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  • You must be a junior/senior undergrad or community college student with 2.8 GPA in LA, with film history knowledge, data entry skills, and experience with cataloging and spreadsheets.
  • You will assist in planning and logistics for oral history production, conduct research, coordinate day-of-shoot activities, organize interview materials, and support staff with transcription and file organization.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & Strategy, Media & JournalismLos Angeles


  • The Academy Oral History Projects Department is seeking an organized, enthusiastic intern to assist and support the Oral History Projects department for a summer internship supporting the original productions of the Academy's Visual History Program, a born-digital recording initiative of long-form video interviews with influential filmmakers, craftspeople and technologists. This collection is currently made up of more than 250 interviews, and over 900 content hours.
  • The Curatorial/ Production Support Intern will be involved with a wide range of activities such as thematic selection of materials and research of interview participants. This role will also provide support to new visual history productions through tasks such as: organization of interview-related materials like transcripts, photos, and notes; production planning, logistics, and coordination; interview note-taking; and correspondence with interviewees and their teams.


  • Undergraduate (junior or senior) or community college student in good academic standing
  • A minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • Live in or attend college in Los Angeles County
  • Knowledge of and interest in film history, domestic and/ or international
  • Data entry and file management
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in and/or experience with cataloging/ data entry
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets/ Airtable
  • Ability to learn new software
  • Problem solving, multitasking, and project management skills.

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy
Media & Journalism


  • Assist Production Specialist and Director of OHP in oral history production planning and logistics.
  • Assist in day-of-shoot logistics, coordination (runner) and notetaking
  • Interviewee research and production of reference materials for OHP staff.
  • Using VH Program materials, locate relevant interview segments for inclusion in Museum exhibits, programming, and social media.
  • Assist department staff with tasks related to transcription, file naming, and organization.
  • Writing interview summaries, abstracts and bios, and collection profiles.
  • Other duties as assigned


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles