Video Production Intern

Posted on May 17th, 2012

HealthONE, Denver’s largest healthcare system operates hospitals, surgery centers, clinics and air medical critical care transportation company, AirLife Denver, seeks four students for a challenging and rewarding internship for-credit.

Dates: The internship will begin on June 1, 2012 and end on August 31, 2012
Interns must be available on June 6 for orientation.

Job Description
• Seeking internship candidates eager to gain experience in a wide range of production industry facets, including pre-production, location/talent resourcing, shooting, editing/post production and distribution.
• Interns will be responsible for interviewing doctors, patients and hospital staff on a variety of health topics and creating professional videos and writing print/web-ready articles on a weekly basis.
• During the program, interns will research health topics, doctors and technologies, write scripts, schedule interviews, plan sets and props, conduct video interviews, edit videos, and write articles.
• Interns will work closely with HealthONE marketing staff to develop health topics and ideas for videos and web articles.
• The internship candidate must be reliable, flexible, hard-working, and willing to take charge of some of the logistical functions of the project as well as writing, editing, researching, shooting and graphics.
• The intern will also support other current project needs.

Required skills
• College sophomore, junior, senior or post graduate currently enrolled in school
• Communications, journalism or film majors preferred (but not required).
• Excellent interpersonal skills; maintains a professional profile in person and on the phone.
• Interns will need to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times during the internship and possess a high level of ethical values.
• Interns should be deadline-driven and be detail oriented.
• Must possess an excitement to work and learn.
• Interns must be self-starters and be able to proactively complete projects on deadline.
• Intern candidates should have expert knowledge of working on a Mac computer.
• Intermediate skill level in Final Cut Pro, iMovie and/or GarageBand.
• Intermediate skill level in YouTube and other social media outlets.
• Interns must have transportation to and from hospitals and facilities throughout Denver metro area.
• Interns are required to work 15-20 hours per week.
• Interns are required to work in the HealthONE system office in DTC one day per week for a minimum of four hours. Most of internship work hours will be working inside of HealthONE facilities.

To Apply
• Send a resume, cover letter, and video and writing samples (1-3 of each) to Jthompson@metzger.com. Videos can be sent as a link to a YouTube page, website or as a MP3 file.
• This is an unpaid internship (interns can keep samples of work for portfolio) with opportunity for school credit.

About HealthONE
HealthONE is the largest health care system in the metro Denver area with more than 9,000 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians. HealthONE hospitals have a long and trusted legacy going back more than 130 years with St. Luke’s, more than 85 years with Presbyterian Denver, more than 105 years with Swedish and more than 60 years with Rose. The current health system was created in 1995 as a Colorado company and a joint venture between The Colorado Health Foundation and various affiliates of HCA. The Foundation grew to the second largest charitable foundation in the state and in October 2011 sold its share in HealthONE to HCA (NYSE: HCA).

HealthONE includes: The Medical Center of Aurora; North Suburban Medical Center and the Northeast ER (opening April 2012); Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children; Rose Medical Center; Sky Ridge Medical Center; Swedish Medical Center; Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital; Centennial Medical Plaza (affiliated with The Medical Center of Aurora); Swedish Southwest ER (affiliated with Swedish Medical Center); 14 stand-alone ambulatory surgery centers;7 occupational medicine & rehabilitation clinics; dozens of specialty clinics; two radiation oncology centers; and AIRLIFE DENVER, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region.