Intern: Digital Communications, Video Journalism


Key Area of Responsibility - Story Development & Writing
  • Work with the supervisor to research potential communication/story-telling projects
  • Learn/maintain working knowledge of all Camp Fire programs
  • Interface with program divisions to ensure information is accurate and identify interview subjects
  • Conduct research through Camp Fire connections, personal leads and Alumni networks
  • Research prospects and potential human interest stories, historical projects and sources as guided by Council priorities
  • Support writing projects and research for the Centennial of Camp Fire First Texas
Key Area of Responsibility - Photo & Video Editing
  • Capture video and photographs in the following key areas: Centennial events, summer camp programs, after school programs, alumni/VIP interviews & special events
  • Write and develop scripts to tell the Camp Fire stories using video and photography in key areas
  • Shoot & edit raw video for use on web, social sites and at events
  • Shoot, edit and arrange photographs layouts for use on web, social sites and events
  • Organize & scan historical photographs recommended for use in centennial layout and displays


  • Upper level college student or graduate student
  • Video editing and storytelling experience
  • Storyboard and filming skills
  • Research and Interviewing skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office products, Adobe Suite)
  • Transportation to/from Camp Fire offices
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work independently or with a team


  • 10-20 hours per week. Flexible but agreed upon prior to the start of the internship.
  • Willing to arrange class credit
  • Potential to earn a letter of recommendation
  • Professional portfolio enhancement
  • Monetary stipend based on results and professionalism