Jobs: Digital & Multimedia Intern

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Lambda Legal’s Communications Department based in New York City seeks a multimedia intern to assist with various video, photography, and digital communications projects. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated undergraduate student to gain hands-on experience at a national nonprofit organization specializing in LGBTQ and HIV civil rights law.


The intern will assist Lambda Legal’s digital team with a variety of tasks, and will have ample opportunity for creative input. The intern will have the opportunity to contribute to strategic decisions and acquire experience with the creative and managerial aspects of nonprofit digital communications. The intern may be responsible for some or all of the following:

  • Image and video research and cataloging.

  • Logging and transcribing video interviews.

  • Assist on video shoots, as needed.

  • Assisting with social media, metrics, and web projects.

  • Researching and authoring blog posts and emails.

  • Work on digital marketing campaigns.

  • And more!

The intern will have the opportunity to acquire real world experience with both the creative and managerial aspects of nonprofit digital communications. The ideal intern will be self-directed and motivated to develop their own projects as the internship progresses.

Applicants must be able to work two to three days a week at Lambda Legal’s office, located at 120 Wall Street. Applicants should be available about 10-15 hours a week.


We are seeking a detail-oriented and well-organized candidate with excellent writing skills and an interest in digital communications, marketing, design, video/film production, and photo editing. Experience with video editing and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Basic HTML knowledge is a plus. A familiarity with issues that are important to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and people with HIV is preferred, but not necessary. Interns should be comfortable working independently and as part of a team and be capable of handling confidential information in a secure and professional manner.


As this is a volunteer nonpaying position, applicants are strongly encouraged to seek out and apply for grants from their school or other sources.


Application deadline is May 1, 2018.

Submit cover letter and resume via email, in one Word or PDF file. The title of the position MUST appear in the subject line. The cover letter should also include your availability and the estimated days and times you will be available.

Please send resume, cover letter, and any supporting documents to:

No calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, Lambda Legal cannot return phone calls about the position and, regrettably, cannot notify applicants of the status of applications unless an interview is requested.

Lambda Legal is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff and is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, people with abilities in multiple languages, immigrants, and people with disabilities, including people living with HIV, are encouraged to apply.