Application Deadline: 5:00pm EDT, Friday September 30th
imagineNATIVE and CBC are seeking one young Aboriginal journalist (19-35) for an exciting and unique career-building opportunity with CBC.ca/arts and CBC’s Documentary unit. This month-long internship will run from October 17th through November 11th, 2011 and will be flexible to work and school schedules.
From October 17th - 28th the selected intern will assume the role of the Festival Correspondent, learning how to file copy, photos and videos with CBC.ca/arts while covering special events and screenings at the 12th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (October 19th-23rd) in Toronto. As Festival Correspondent, the intern will receive an All-Access pass to the festival, be connected to imagineNATIVE’s Publicist to arrange interviews with artists, and will work directly with experienced individuals from CBC.ca/arts who will offer guidance in posting daily reports to the website. A per diem will be provided during the five-day festival by imagineNATIVE.
From October 31st – November 11th, the intern will then move to CBC’s Documentary Unit to assist with a new web-based initiative 8th FIRE – Focus on Aboriginal Communities Online Project. The intern will assist the documentary team to create video pieces, photo galleries and written material shot in urban and Aboriginal communities around Canada.
Note: If you are enrolled in school or employed, this internship will accommodate your schedule.
ATTN: Correspondent Selection Committee
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 349
Applications must be received by no later than 5:00pm EDT, Friday September 30th, 2011. Late applications will not be considered.
For further information about this opportunity, contact Kerry Potts at
correspondent@imagineNATIVE.org or (416) 585-2333.