Video Archive Intern, Somerville Community Access Television, Somerville MA

Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) is a membership-based, non-profitorganization operating a public access cable television channel. It provides training, equipment and facilities to community members for the production and distribution of community oriented
television programs.

SCATV has a collection of video programs going back to 1985 on ¾" cassettes, SVHS, miniDV, and DVD. The programs are a valuable record of the beginning of cable TV, Somerville history, video art, local and national politics, arts, and culture.

Job Title: Video Archive Intern

Supervised by: SCATV Executive Director

Hours per week: 10 hours/week

Job grade level: Intern, Unpaid. College Credit optional

Job Description Summary: Intern will work with the Executive Director to migrate analog video programs to digital files on hard drives, organize and update the metadata, upload files to a Web archive site for universal access to the material. The collection consists of approximately 600

This project offers the intern a unique opportunity to work with a complete video archive.

General Job Requirements: Working knowledge of video archiving techniques, digital video formats, and database management. Good organizational skills, and attention to detail.

Education and/or Experience: In college or graduate school, or post college.

Language Skills: English.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Wendy Blom, Executive Director, SCATV, 90 Union Square, Somerville, MA 02143 or