We’re hiring a part-time Program Intern!

Chicken & Egg Pictures is seeking a Program Intern, an individual who would like an insider’s view into the documentary film world, and who is interested in joining a creative team that is truly passionate about advancing our mission of supporting a global community of women and gender nonconforming filmmakers. 

Summer 2021 Program Intern Lindsay Ellis (center) with Filmmaker Engagement Manager Jaad Asante (left) and Program Coordinator Iva Dimitrova (right)

The intern will assist our Program Team on various projects and tasks to gain experience in the documentary film industry and nonprofit program support. Educational opportunities will include learning about:

  • How Chicken & Egg Pictures supports and funds films and filmmakers
  • Logistical support for virtual programming 
  • Coordination with filmmakers and guest speakers for program materials
  • Financial and logistics administration for program-related events and activities 
  • Registration and scheduling for festivals, forums, and markets for our program team
  • Database maintenance

The intern will be supervised by our Filmmaker Engagement Manager Jaad Asante and will learn cross-team communication, organization, and project management skills. This is a great opportunity to enhance organization and communication skills and to learn about event programming, nonprofit work, and supporting documentary filmmakers.

Chicken & Egg Pictures is an at-will and equal opportunity employer. As such, we strongly encourage and seek applications from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women and gender nonconforming individuals, people of color, bilingual and multicultural individuals, people with disabilities, people of all ages and education levels, and members of the LGBTQ community.

Duration: Nov 2021 – Feb 2022, with the possibility of an extension
Time Commitment: Approximately 16 hours per week
Compensation: $15 per hour
Application Deadline: October 15 at 11:59 pm ET

Learn how to apply!

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  • October 1, 2021
    Yingge Yang

    Hi there, I am a documentary film student in London and I am really interested in this internship position. Do you accept application outside New York? Thanks!

    • Hi Yingge, Thanks so much for getting in touch with us and for your interest in Chicken & Egg Pictures. Unfortunately, this internship is available only to individuals in the New York-metropolitan area.

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