RFI Storyteller Internship

 

The Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska is seeking a creative, passionate, high-energy University of Nebraska–Lincoln student storyteller to produce high-quality video and photography assets.

 

Through this paid ($11/hour), year-long internship, you will expand your leadership and professional skills as well as your comfort zone and network. We need a commitment of 15-30 hours per week from April 2019 through May 2020. Hours are flexible based on your class schedule.

NOTE: To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled as a full-time University of Nebraska–Lincoln student for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

“Interning with RFI will give you the chance to build your portfolio with purposeful pieces, gain real world communications experience and—best of all—work with amazing individuals to elevate voices around the challenges and opportunities in rural communities.”
Kathryn Bagniewski
Current Stellar RFI Intern | Podcast Production Specialist

Required Skills

  • Must have drone license
  • Storyboarding
  • Photography know-how
  • Videography know-how
  • Team player who is willing to take constructive feedback, but also advocate for their ideas
  • Personable, outgoing, welcoming demeanor with interviewees (and everyone for that matter!)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to hit multiple deadlines per week
  • Excellent platform-specific writing skills
  • Up-to-date understanding of current trends and tools
  • Willingness to dig into research and details

 

Preferred Skills

  • Both short-form news style and longer-form documentary style video production experience
  • Graphic design skills using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Knowledgeable in technical aspects of social media platforms

 

Responsibilities

  • Be a dynamic storyteller
  • Create intriguing video and photo content based on the strategic needs of the Institute
  • Embrace and maintain the RFI brand
  • Edit photo and video regularly and skillfully
  • Bring new ideas forward!

 

How to Apply

Email Katelyn Ideus, RFI Director of Communications & PR, at kideus@nebraska.edu by February 15, 2019, with the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • At least three (3) examples of your best work and/or ideas

NOTE: To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled as a full-time University of Nebraska–Lincoln student for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

 

Questions? Contact Katelyn!

Katelyn Ideus
RFI Director of Communications & PR
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