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1 Year Internship for University Students

12 Months Student Internship for University Students Studying Creative Media (Video / TV / Film / Motion Graphics / Sound).

IMPORTANT: You MUST be in year 2 of your university course, as this internship must form part of your studies. If you are in ANY other year of your course or have already graduated then unfortunately we can’t offer you the internship.

Company: Slinky Productions Ltd

Location: Based in Birmingham (UK), but you will be expected to travel throughout the UK – and occasionally internationally – when required.

Duration: 12 months, full time (circa August 2018 to August 2019)

Standard Hours: Monday–Friday 0900-1700 although you will be expected to attend outside these hours, at weekends and bank holidays as and when production schedules require.

Pay: A monthly internship subsidy is paid (amount TBA).

Holiday Entitlement: 20 days paid leave, plus statutory Bank Holidays

Application Deadline: Friday, April 27th, 2018

Interviews for Short-listed Candidates: May 2018

Proposed Start Date: August 2018

Internship Description

As a Production Assistant Intern and junior member of the Slinky team, you will have a great positive ‘can-do’ attitude and work ethic. You will be self-motivated, extremely organised and committed to your role in our close team. You will assist in a large range of production and business tasks, both in the office and filming on location.

We produce a huge range of productions here at Slinky; from corporate and commercial promos, through to live event and conference videos, multi-camera concert, TV commercials and training films. You will be comfortable in adapting to these styles and work well under pressure when required.

Some of the roles you will be involved with across the year include:

Check out the diary blog post from our 2017-2018 Intern, Callum  > > >

Read the blog post ‘How To Get An Internship’ from our current Intern, Maggie  > > >

Production Tasks

  • Assisting production planning and pre-production: including research, travel logistics, scheduling and call sheet drafting.

  • General assistance of crew, contributors and clients on shoots

  • Driving to/from shoot (if driving license available)

  • Shot logging

  • Manning the B-camera when appropriate

  • Transcribing interview footage

  • Assisting with subtitling

  • Assisting with and working alongside the Post-Production department

  • Assisting in Quality Control checks

  • Lots of other production duty opportunities to nurture and grow your skill set – including filming and post production.

Office / Company Tasks

  • Answering phones and taking messages

  • Equipment prep and pick-ups

  • Office housekeeping and systems

  • Assisting with general marketing

  • Assisting with our comprehensive business development programme

  • Client hospitality and coffee runs

  • Prepping your own internship coursework and supporting material

Essential Skills

  • Confident English writing and typing skills

  • Comfortable with office applications such as Excel and Google Docs

  • Great telephone manner

  • Excellent communicator

  • Highly organised

Desirable (but not essential)

  • Basic filming/editing skills

  • Experience with Adobe CC

  • Barista!

  • Likes Back To The Future

Sorry, applications are now closed.


Applications for this position will only be accepted from current Creative Media (TV / Video / Film / Motion Graphics / Sound) University Students.

You MUST be in year 2 of your university course, as this internship must form part of your studies. If you are in ANY other year of your course or have already graduated then unfortunately we can’t offer you the internship.

All applications must be made through our online application form below. Strictly no phone calls to the production office please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About Slinky Productions

We are a small-but-mighty busy production company with large ambitions. We produce a wide variety of content working to very high standard with premium client service. Our roster of clients include Jaguar Land Rover, South West Trains, the NHS, West Bromwich Albion FC, Chiquito and Frankie & Benny’s – as well as many other small and huge interesting clients you’ve probably never heard of! To see more of our clients see:

We mainly produce corporate and commercial video content for a range of regional/national companies and global brands, but also produce multi-camera content (including conference and music concert shoots), TV commercials, promo videos and content for television news agencies.

Latham’s Steel Security Doorsets – Behind the Scenes

A behind the Scenes video edited by our current Production Assistant Intern – Maggie Velkova!