The IDA is dedicated to building and serving the needs of a thriving documentary culture. We believe documentary storytelling expands understanding of our shared human experience, fostering an informed, compassionate, and connected world. We are therefore committed to providing resources to filmmakers, creating community, and defending the rights and freedoms of documentary artists and documentary journalists.

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With generous support from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the International Documentary Association (IDA) is excited to offer eligible undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in a paid summer internship. The Documentary Magazine Intern will work under the supervision of IDA staff to undertake research, analysis and writing that will support a thriving national documentary community. The Intern will have opportunities to learn about the IDA, understand the essential elements of producing a leading arts publication, and understand the national documentary landscape as well as some of the issues that are most important to filmmakers.


- Facility with Google Chrome applications, MS Word and MS Excel
- Strong research, writing, and verbal communication skills
- Understanding of databases and content management software
- Interest in documentary film/nonfiction media and/or ar

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications, experience, and the specific reasons why you are applying for this internship to Include "Documentary Magazine
Internship 2019" in the subject line.