Join our team! GC Digital Initiatives Videography Fellowships

The GC Digital Initiatives’ is now accepting applications for two new fellows to join its Videography Fellows program. Ph.D. students with digital video editing and camera skills are invited to apply. The Videography Fellows Program promotes the scholarly activities of GC programs, centers, and initiatives by filming events such as lectures, colloquia, and conferences, and making them publicly accessible. Activities also include creating short promotional videos and shorter clips in conjunction with programs’ ongoing activities. Videography Fellows help The Graduate Center fulfill its mission of producing knowledge for the public, as well as raise its profile. A sample of their work can be found on their Vimeo channel.

Qualifications
Students should have a minimum of two years of experience with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, a strong sense of storytelling, and experience filming. Fellows must be available and able to film events and interviews independently.

Activities

  • Filming program events and interviews
  • Editing entire events, shorter excerpts, and promotional videos
  • Compressing and uploading completed videos to social media platform
  • Collaborating with the GC Digital Initiatives, EOs, and other GC offices to make strategic use of online videos

Eligibility
Full-time Graduate Center doctoral students of any level (1, 2, or 3) are eligible.  They may not hold another CUNY graduate assistantship at the same time they hold this fellowship.

Appointment
This fellowship will provide a total of $34,175 per year.  This funding will include a Graduate Assistant B appointment and a stipend, along within in-state tuition remission if the fellow is within the first 10 registered semesters of study and eligibility to purchase NYSHIP health insurance. Fellows will be required to work a total of 450 non-teaching hours during the academic year (an average of 15 hours per week). They may teach one course per semester at a CUNY college.

Application Instructions
Students should apply directly by submitting a single PDF file that includes their CV, a 1-page statement of interest, a list of video projects undertaken and/or completed, and contact information for 2 references. Application materials should be sent to Lisa Rhody, Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives and Director of Digital Fellowship Programs at gcdi@gc.cuny.edu no later than Thursday, March 23rd.  If you have questions about the fellowship, please contact Diego Medina dmedina2@gradcenter.cuny.edu.

 

 

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