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Multimedia Production Intern at the American Bird Conservancy

The intern will edit and produce short documentaries highlighting ABC’s mission with compelling conservation stories. Documentary projects may include the following: managing early successional forest habitat for Golden-winged Warblers; fostering a community of conservation in Peru for species like the Marvelous Spatuletail; a day in the life of a wildlife rehabber caring for cat-caught birds. Finished products will be featured on all ABC communications platforms including: the website, the magazine, the blog, social media, and various presentations.

Daily activities may include the following: organize and log ABC’s digital assets including photos and videos; edit rough cuts of videos based on pre-approved scripts; research stock photos, footage and music for a variety of projects; generate story ideas; provide multimedia production support as needed.

Applicants should have exceptional visual storytelling skills, a keen interest in editing with Adobe Premiere, and a passion for wildlife conservation. A background in multimedia and video production is a must.


Support video production.

Assist on local shoots including scheduling, filming and audio recording.

Organize and log footage.

Edit and assemble rough cuts of films.

Transcribe interviews as needed.

Assist in organizing and archiving video assets.

Research stock footage, images and music for various projects.

Work with social media team to draft and post video content across platforms.

Take still photos during local shoots and events.


Proficient with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop.

Self-starter with the ability to work independently.

Solid communication skills.

and dependable.

You must be living in the DC area during the internship period.

You must have the legal right to work in the United States.

After Effects knowledge and Spanish speaking skills a plus.

Location: Washington, DC

Duration: May 15 to August 15 (dates negotiable); 3 to 4 days per week

Stipend: $500 per month

Application: Send resume (WORD or PDF) to adesai@abcbirds.org