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Internship Program

Current Job Openings


Women Make Movies, a NY based non-profit media organization that supports women filmmakers, is seeking a Production Assistance (PA) Program Manager.  The PA Program assists women filmmakers to produce and direct independent films by providing fiscal sponsorship, workshops, seminars, and various online resources. The PA Program Manager supervises a part time Program Assistant.    The PA Manager will manage the fiscal sponsorship program, including review of applications, outreach for new participants, administering contributions and disbursements, preparing government funding reports, handling production assistance inquiries and working with the program consultants.  Additional responsibilities include organizing and scheduling workshops and seminars, updating information resources and the PA section of our website.  The position is also responsible for working with our marketing staff on marketing all aspects of the program.   

  • At least 3 years experience working in a non-profit arts organization or comparable experience.
  • Familiarity with foundation/government fundraising or knowledge of film production and/or financing is necessary.
  • This position requires someone to be extremely detailed, computer savvy, and who can successfully juggle multiple tasks in a productive and positive manner. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility, professionalism, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, independent and/or feminist film. 

 HOW TO APPLY:  Please email resume with and letter noting relevant experience and salary requirements to jobs@wmm.com. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  Please indicate Production Assistance Program Manager in the subject line and tell us where you saw the posting.  Women Make Movies has an excellent benefits package including employer-paid medical and dental insurance, long term disability, retirement plan, vacation, and paid holidays.  Women Make Movies is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women of color, LGBTQI, and older women to apply.

Founded in 1972, Women Make Movies (WMM) is a non-profit feminist, media arts organization dedicated to the distribution and exhibition of films by and about women. Women Make Moviesí Production Assistance (PA) Program provides assistance to emerging and experienced women directors in the production of new documentaries, fiction and experimental films. 

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Internship Program

Qualifications & Time Commitment


Did you know that women made up only 16% of all directors, editors, producers, and writers working on last year's top 250 films?

Now's your chance to help change those number - and the opportunity to work with both film and feminism.

Apply today for an internship with Women Make Movies. Since 1972, we have worked to facilitate the production, promotion and distribution of films by women directors and producers. Learn all about working in film and for a women's non-profit organization!

Our films include Emmy, Peabody, and Sundance Award Winners and Academy Award Nominees, as well as broadcasts on HBO, PBS, Showtime, and the Sundance Channel.

Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Marketing/Publicity
  • Production Assistance/Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Distribution
  • Administration

All candidates must submit an Internship Application form, resume, and references.

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Qualifications & Time Commitment

Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills; strong organizational skills; the ability to multi-task, work independently and work well under pressure; and will take initiative. Familiarity with Internet research, Windows XP and the Microsoft Office Suite necessary. Knowledge of and interest in feminist media a plus.

Interns are asked to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during the school year and 24 hours per week in the summer. Duration is flexible to meet university requirements, but a minimum commitment of three months is optimal. All interns will be required to sign an Internship Letter of Agreement that outlines the duration and schedule of their internship.

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Benefits & Compensation

All WMM internship positions are unpaid. However, interns qualify for and have access to a number of services and benefits:

  • Local travel reimbursement
  • Free workshop attendance
  • Free access to screen titles from the Women Make Movies collection
  • College or University course credit

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Application Form

Internship Applicants:
All applicants are required to fill out an Internship Application Form. Along with the application form, all applicants must submit a resume. International applicants are encouraged to submit an application; however, Women Make Movies does not provide visas or accommodations for individuals coming from abroad.

Applications are accepted year round.

The Internship Application is now available as a Microsoft Word document, which you can download, complete, and email, along with your resume, to jobs@wmm.com. Please put INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject line of your email.
Internship Application Form (.doc)

If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you can download the PDF version, for use with Adobe Reader.
Internship Application Form (.pdf)

If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, you can download a free version from Adobe here.

If you have any issues while downloading the forms, please contact jobs@wmm.com.