Summer Media Institute Youth Program Facilitators

Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Emerson College

Summer Media Institute Youth Program Facilitators

Emerson College undergraduate students are invited to apply for the summer 2017 Summer Employment Opportunity in partnership with Emerson College and Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). We seek to hire (2) undergraduate students to serve as program facilitators for two weeks in July. Students will work at Emerson's Paramount Sound Stage under the supervision and support of Shaun Clarke, assistant professor of film and digital production. Students will be guided through a two-week professional experience working with professor Clarke and CCTV staff and youth primarily at the Sound Stage. Students will work for approximately 25 hours per week (50 hours total). The stipend for each student hired is $600. The program runs from Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 21st, 2017.
Students invited for an interview will be asked to provide a resume/cv that showcases their creative and teaching experiences.
We strongly encourage students who have taken VM378: Basic Cinematography and Videography to apply.
This paid opportunity is supported through funds from the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, & Research at Emerson College.
About CCTV:
Youth Media Program teaches Cambridge teens media making and career readiness skills, while they work as paid media artists. The Summer Media Institute is a six-week work experience and media production program. Each summer, teens in the program attend workshops and learn camcorder, editing, lighting and audio, gaining media art, technical production, and computer application skills. To learn more about CCTV, visit
About the Elma Lewis Center:
The mission of the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research is to inspire and sustain civic engagement at Emerson College, and to uplift communities by bringing Emerson's strengths in communication and the arts to bear in supporting social change. To learn more about the Elma Lewis Center, visit
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

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VMA students and those that have completed VM378: Basic Cinematography and Videography are strongly encouraged to apply.

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