Internships are an important part of the academic experience and can add important development opportunities for students pursuing careers in any aspect of film production and film studies.
OSU Film Studies and Moving-Image Production students have found internships and careers within a variety of companies and on specific motion picture and television productions, including:
Companies: 3 Arts Entertainment, 4th Row Films, Bungalow Media, Broadway Video, CBS, Cohen Media, Groundswell Pictures, Myriad Pictures, Netflix, Youtube, Paradigm, Sundance, Starz, Ohio HD, Paradigm and Silver Pictures, WOSU Public Media.
Productions have included: Captain America: The Winter Soldier; Carol, Fast and Furious 8; "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," and more.
Film Studies and Moving-Image Production are partnered with ASC Career Success, who offer job and internship searches, career fairs and expos, professional and alumni networking events, resume assistance, and career coaching to help prepare you for internships, jobs, and life beyond your degree.
Contact the Film Studies and Moving-Image Production Academic Program Coordinator for our internship guide with advice on:
- joining a Career Community at OSU.
- finding an opportunity, and navigating the search and application process.
- verifying that the opportunity is legitimate with our departmental contacts.
- enrolling in Internship credit PRIOR to beginning work in the internship.
Enrolling in internship credits for Film Studies / Moving-Image Production:
All internships for academic credit are officially reviewed for consideration as academic curriculum. If you have secured an offer of internship in a film/media related field, please download and fill out the Theatre, Film, and Media Arts Internship Application for Enrollment (below), and return via email to FS/MIP Academic Program Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The department will review and approve appropriate activities for credit-bearing internships in Film Studies and Moving-Image Production.
PLEASE NOTE: The internship enrollment form is a contract between you, the department, and your employer. All fields must be completed, including start date, end date, complete description of duties and responsibilities (as provided by internship supervisor), and internship supervisor signature.
*End date of the internship MAY NOT EXCEED the final day of classes in a given semester, as internship supervisor will be required to submit a letter of evaluation to the faculty advisor by the last day of the semester.
The department offers financial support for students who obtain internships in the film industry. Application deadlines will be announced for the upcoming year’s funding cycle. For more information, see: https://film-studies.osu.edu/internshipfund
Other Career Resources
Current Students can also visit the Student Job Board for internships, paid opportunities and work study.