Internship - Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi


This is a unique opportunity to learn about documentary production. You will work closely with the Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi creative team and be an essential part of the team.


Responsibilities span from research, production assistance to director in day to day operations, post-production workflow (transcoding and organizing media from shoots), searching for archival footage, to general office-related needs. Interns will also have the opportunity to manage our outreach campaigns via social media networks.


Requirements: This internship is one year long.




  • Familiarity with production flow

  • Experience with capturing and editing video footage

  • Familiarity with the Google Drive Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Photoshop)

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Organizational and research skills

  • Knowledge of various social media platforms


This is a paid internship $15 an hour and we are seeking interns to start in February/March.


Interviews will be conducted over Zoom or Google Meet.


Deadline January 15, 2021

YPAR Specialist Spring 2021


The specialist engages Making Media That Matters participants in Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) projects. As a YPAR specialist on our Making Media That Matters team, you will be responsible for collaborating closely with the team and the youth participants, including instruction on YPAR techniques, engagement, and consultation on participants’ projects.

Example of duties

  • Assist in planning and implementing activities

  • Network, partner and build relationships with schools and community organizations.

  • Assist team members and program participants to identify needs for public information and develop work plans.

  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • The ideal candidate will have experience utilizing a wide range of existing research methods, but especially YPAR

  • Great oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to successfully work in an agile environment

  • Experience with group facilitation.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Experience working in youth development and with adolescents in group and/or school settings preferred.

This is a one-time position for the duration of the Making Media That Matters program. This is a paid position $25 an hour, and weekly hours vary from 2 up to 8 during program delivery.

Deadline to apply: January 8, 2021. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates' Interviews will be conducted the week of Jan 11 - 25, 2021.

Position starts on January 18.