MassChallenge Texas - Multimedia Internship

Austin, Texas, United States Allows remote

Not all internships are created equal. MassChallenge offers unparalleled opportunities for interns to make a big impact in the world! If you are a college student or post-graduate with a passion for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, we want to meet you! 

Description: 
MassChallenge is a not-for-profit, no equity startup accelerator on a mission to help entrepreneurs win. Each year MassChallenge gives high-potential, early-stage startups the opportunity to enter their accelerator program and compete for more than $2M in equity free cash prizes, globally. 

MassChallenge Texas is one of the newest locations in MassChallenge's global network of startup accelerators. This year we accepted 84 startups to our Texas program, starting in early April. Read more about the startups and program here! 

As a Multimedia Intern, you will report to the Director of Communications. You will support the program by delivering key services such as videography, photography, editing, graphic design and more as needed by MCTX. By performing these services, the Multimedia Intern will be exposed to all aspects of starting a business and what it takes to be a part of an early-stage startup team.

This opportunity connects interns with MassChallenge network, and proides privileged access to learn from multiple stakeholders of the Texas startup and innovation ecosystem, promising entrepreneurs, community leaders, and venture capitalists. You will learn more than you can imagine in this role and we are seeking someone who is excited to learn and grow as an individual and professional.  

The internship requires a minimum of 15 hours a week. 

Desired Skills and Background 

  • MUST have access to equipment and software
  • Edits and assembles video in a creative and interesting manner, utilizing interviews, photography, music, graphics, and both audio and visual effects, ensuring technical quality of product. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and background – Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Comfortable working on tight deadlines 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset aka “whatever it takes” mindset 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Laughing out loud

Knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Photography 
  • Videography  
  • Visual communications
  • Graphic Design 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Passion for startups!

Perks of being a startup intern: 

  • Attend all classes hosted by MassChallenge Texas 
  • Work with some of the world's best startups 
  • Gain access to the MassChallenge network and community 
  • …and much much more! 

Compensation
All MassChallenge interns are offered unparalleled access to global startups, expert mentors and top service providers. The MassChallenge team devotes our time and energy to supporting our interns to ensure your success with MassChallenge and beyond.  

Please note that MassChallenge is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and startup, and all MassChallenge internships are unpaid.

How to Apply
In addition to submitting your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter in which you tell us about yourself by answering the following questions:

  • Why Startups: Tell us why you want to work with startups, and why at MassChallenge in particular.
  • Why You: Detail why you are a perfect match for this particular job.
  • Why This Position: Tell us why you want to work in this specific role.