Open Media Foundation

Web and IT Intern

Type of work: Internship
Location: Denver, CO
Date Posted: May 7th, 2013

The Open Media Foundation/DOM is searching for a well organized, self-motivated individual to join our dynamic team of developers. As a rapidly growing media organization, we are looking to fill multiple skill-sets including web design, software development and internal systems management. Specifically, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the:
Design and implementation of our new online public access web community, including live streams and video on-demand; improvement of our web-based sign-up process for our media education classes; editing and enhancement of the Open Media Foundation's promotional DVD; development of an intranet for improved internal communications; design and implementation of data storage systems in regards to the public access streams and video on demand. Additional duties include answering phones, managing equipment check outs and supporting volunteers.

Intern will be involved in design and implementation of nonprofit client websites using Drupal, an open-source content management system. Specifically, intern will learn PHP, HTML, CSS, MYSQL, Java Script, and jQuery. In addition, intern may be working on website updates for the Open Media Foundation website and the Denver Open Media website which is managed by the Open Media Foundation. Intern may be responsible in helping to maintain the Open Media Project and tools associated. Learning how to train clients may be a part of the intern responsibility. The intern will also gain project management skills through leading teams of other development interns.

This is a flexible position and will be adapted to reflect your particular strengths. Applicants should have good general understanding of hardware and software and be willing to learn new technologies. Demonstrated knowledge of HTML/CSS, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, and/or video compression is a plus. Some limited training will be available, and passion for independent media is a must!

How to apply:

To apply, please complete the online Web Internship Application (, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within this form. If you have questions, email:

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