DC Shorts champions short filmmaking. In order to produce numerous events throughout the year, we seek smart, problem-solving and ambitious college students for internship positions throughout the year. Each internship is unique, however most involve one specific task, such as marketing, data mining, blog writing, research and film programming for the DC Shorts Film Festival. Internships are unpaid experiences; Expenses, food, and travel are covered while working at DC Shorts.

We are seeking interns for specific tasks within the organization:

Interested applicants must complete the online application below and upload a resume (PDF format ONLY).

I am interested in the following internships (only select two):


Please provide a minimum of two references

Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3


How did you hear about internship opportunities at DC Shorts?

In fewer than 300 words, why do you think you would be a good fit to work at and learn from DC Shorts?


Upload your Resume

We only accept PDF files. Please title your file name “YourLastName_YourFirstName_Resume.pdf” (example: Smith_Mary_Resume.pdf)

Upload your Cover Letter

We only accept PDF files. Please title your file name “YourLastName_YourFirstName_Letter.pdf” (example: Smith_Mary_Letter.pdf)

Upload Writing Samples

Required only for Social Media, Public Relations and Film Critique Internships
We only accept PDF files. Please include all 3 samples in a single PDF file.
Please title your file name “YourLastName_YourFirstName_Samples.pdf” (example: Smith_Mary_Samples.pdf)

Confirmations and Authorizations


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