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Communications Intern – Video Production


Tanenbaum promotes justice and builds respect for religious difference by transforming individuals and institutions to reduce prejudice, hatred, and violence.

As a secular and non-sectarian non-profit, Tanenbaum works to promote religious peacebuilders who help counter extremism and violence in armed conflicts, and tackles religious bullying of students, harassment in workplaces, and disparate health treatment for people based on their beliefs.


The Communications Video Production Internship is an exciting and creative opportunity to support the development of multimedia content for increased engagement with our resources. The Communications Video Production Intern will work with Tanenbaum’s Communications Department and take a leading role in the creation of videos that support Tanenbaum’s mission to combat religious prejudice and ensure people are not targeted because of their identity and beliefs.


The Video Production Intern will be part of the Communications department and participate in departmental strategy discussions as well as the daily responsibilities of the department.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Convert a minimum of 1 Tanenbaum resource from PDF to a multi-media version for educational purposes.
  • Assist in the editing of Tanenbaum’s PSA animation video.
  • Assist in the creation/editing of new Tanenbaum PSA videos.
  • Record and edit December Dilemma resource into an informative video series for social media.
  • Work with the Development team to create a (viral) year-end fundraising multi-media campaign.
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Communications – Creative Content to assist with video production consulting.
  • Edit video footage from past events and webinars.
  • Complete a minimum of 4 new 1-minute videos for social media during internship period.
  • Review and transcribe Tanenbaum videos.
  • Interview Tanenbaum legends like Judy Banki, Joyce Dubensky, and Dr. Georgette F. Bennett.
  • Assist in capturing and editing video, including multi-channel interviews.
  • Assist in managing video content on our Memory Fox platform.
  • Recommend ways to use Tanenbaum’s videos to tell compelling stories.
  • Recommend ways to expand Tanenbaum’s YouTube subscribers and re-vamp our YouTube page.
  • Recommend a weekly resource for Tanenbaum’s Religion in the News newsletter.


  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum.
  • Ability to translate concepts into enticing, clear, and concise videos.
  • Computer skills. Knowledge of video editing software (i.e. Adobe Premiere Pro) and YouTube.
  • Exceptional storytelling skills as evidenced in application materials.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and productive.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • College experience or equivalent.
  • Current student.
  • Sense of humor.

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the intern is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the Communications Intern outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


The Communications Video Production Intern is an unpaid position. Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship. You must be a current student, enrolled in a school program throughout the duration of your internship experience.


Please send a cover letter, résumé, a very brief writing sample, and links to two videos (with credits) to [email protected] Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

No phone calls, please.

TANENBAUM | Center for Interreligious Understanding
200 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10038
Email: [email protected]