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 Programs and Events Intern will work under the supervision of IDA staff to help make one of IDA's signature programs--the annual IDA Documentary Awards--a success. The Intern will have opportunities to learn how to organize and deliver an annual arts-focused event, including all aspects of arts project management, communication with internal and external stakeholders, and outreach, marketing and promotion.


- Facility with Google Chrome, MS Word, and MS Excel;
- Ability to correspond professionally by phone and email, in a courteous and competent manner;
- Experience with Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, and HTML a plus;
- Interest in documentary filmma

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 "Program and Events Intern 2019" in the subject line.