RICHARD WOODGeneral Manager/Executive Producer, GMU-TV
GMU-TV is offering valuable experience in video production and
development to a few good interns. GMU-TV seeks motivated, willing, and
energetic students to lend their time
and effort - a minimum of sixteen
hours per week is required - in exchange for an engaging, fulfilling,
educational, and rewarding experience. Interns will support a variety of projects
that will provide them with solid exposure to video production, development,
and distribution activities. Selected interns will gain exposure to research,
script and proposal writing, program development, program marketing, studio and
field production, as well as design, audio, on-line and off-line editing. Those
individuals who possess solid research and strong writing skills, a pleasant
telephone manner, are self motivated and directed, and desire to
enthusiastically help with major projects and minor tasks as part of the GMU-TV
team are strongly encouraged to apply.
1. At least 15 hours of credit completed
2. A minimum overall GPA of 2.5, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the student's major
3. Have already taken the appropriate basic production course (in most cases Comm 355) or have comparable experience
4. Contact the associate Chair who
oversees the COMM 452 process.
Additional GMU-TV Eligibility:
1. Preferably a communication and/or film/video studies major with a focus on production;
2. Minimum overall GPA of 2.5,
only A's and B's in Comm classes.
1. 14 weeks @ 16 hours/week. = 210 hours; (2 days a week.)
2. Daily journal to be turned in at the end of the semester.
1. Be sure you meet the eligibility requirements;
2. Submit a resume and and cover letter to GMU-TV. Include 3 references. Email to email@example.com
3. If appropriate, GMU-TV will contact you to set up an interview.
4. GMU-TV will contact you no later than one week prior to the first week of classes to indicate your acceptance.
5. Submit all of the following to the Communication Department Associate Chair prior to the beginning of the first week of classes
the Comm 452 application form which may be obtained in the student major's
handbook or the Department of Communication (212 Thompson Hall).
2. Submit with your application a typewritten practicum communication proposal which includes the following areas of discussion: (2-3 pages in length).
▪ A brief background of your background and experiences that would make this learning experience appropriate;
▪ Identification of completed coursework related to your proposed learning experience;
▪ A statement of why you want to have this experience;
▪ An explanation of the requirements to be assessed for the evaluation of your grade;
▪ Your course load and schedule for the semester you wish to sign up for COMM 452/GMU-TV Internship
3. A current copy of your complete transcript.
Our studios and staff are located on the George Mason University Fairfax campus.
Innovation Hall 4th floor
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Va 22030