Learning Games Network (LGN) is an award-winning game studio that sparks playful learning.
Based in Cambridge, MA and Madison, WI, Learning Games Network is a non-profit spin-off of the MIT Education Arcade and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Games+Learning+Society Center. The organization sits between the two R&D groups as a way to bridge research and practice, and take the work of the R&D labs into the field for deeper impact.
Want to max out your media wizard skills? Seeking a proving grounds to master your production tech tree? We’re looking for a talented Video Assistant to join our Cambridge studio. You’ll support production efforts on our game design curriculum, as well as video assignments across a variety of other ongoing projects. With the support of our project leads, you will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of content development, instructional design, and media production in an educational context.
What we’re looking for:
We’re seeking a bright, dedicated undergraduate student with a background in video production or relevant experience, an ability to communicate effectively, and a willingness to embrace team collaboration. This is a position designed to train aspiring video editors and media producers who have a passion for video games and education.
- Diligently support video production and post-production efforts, which may include interviewing, operating sound or video equipment, transcription, logging, and editing.
- Assist producers and designers in concepting sessions with media and instructional content development.
- The internship will last approximately three months, starting at your schedule.
- This is currently an unpaid internship. We are happy to work with students to fulfill any requirements to work with us for academic credit.
- The project will require approximately 5-10 hours per week, under the supervision of the project’s producers and instructional designers.
- Interns will also benefit from our connections to local organizations like MIT Education Arcade and FableVision, and will be encouraged to attend events organized both by LGN and our partners.
To apply, please e-mail a brief cover letter, one-page resume, and video samples to michael [at] learninggam [dot] es.