Event Production Internship

Event Production Internship

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Please note: this is an event *production* internship — not an event *planning* internship.  Though this internship will be rich in contact with the special events industry, including some event planning, this internship is not focused solely in event planning.  This internship would be great experience for a budding event planner and impressive on a resume, particularly when paired with a glowing letter of recommendation from DJ AJ9.  However — it is not an event *planning* internship.

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Stipend (PAID Internship) based on term and qualifications.

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We are a high-end special event entertainment company whose mission is to provide special event hosts with a personalized entertainment experience including comprehensive event production, including lighting design, sound design, multimedia, and photobooths. We specialize in weddings. We pride ourselves on our outside-the-box thinking, creativity, reliability, and sincerity.

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The Event Production Intern will be responsible for coordinating a variety of logistical and creative aspects in preparation for events, as well as in the field, interacting with other production professionals and clients in a high-energy environment. While technical prowess or experience in related fields is desirable, it is not necessary. However, a positive disposition, good communication skills, a quick wit, well-groomed appearance, and a genuine desire to be helpful are absolutely essential for success in this position.
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The Event Production Intern duties may include (based on candidate’s particular interests and skills):
 Site Surveys (for sound/lighting/logistical needs)
 Event Lighting/Sound Design/Tech
 Graphic Rendering
 Event Entertainment Planning and Coordination
 Inventory and Library Management (Cataloguing, Assigning, and Tracking)
 Inventory and Library Maintenance
 Other duties as assigned
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The Event Production Intern will be exposed to:
 Real world knowledge of working with event professionals and clients
 Hands-on creative design and technical engineering
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Qualifications:
 Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
 An interest in sound design, lighting design, theatre, music, architecture, graphic design, etc., with a major in a related field
 Excellent communication and organizational skills
 Creativity and Flexibility
 A professional, friendly, and genuinely helpful disposition
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Schedule:
 Weekend availability is essential.
 15-25 hours per week around the intern’s academic schedule during the academic year; up to 40 hours per week during the summer.

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LOCATION
Akron, Ohio
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DESIRED MAJOR(S)
Engineering, Computer Aided Design/Drafting, Art, Visual Communication/Design, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration, Logistics, Management, Fashion, Interior Design, Dance, Music, Theater, English, Education, Hospitality Management, Electrical Engineering, Communications/Media, Broadcasting & Mass Communication, Film/Radio/Media, Photography, Business / Marketing, Business / Management, Architecture, Hospitality, Arts / Visual, Arts / Performing
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DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)
2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th-5th Year (Senior)
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HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send their resume, three references, and a brief letter of intent to internship@SomethingNewEntertainment.com

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