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About NJ Motion Picture Commission Internship

An internship is an opportunity for New Jersey college students to gain valuable exposure to the world of professional film and television production. The internship program is sponsored by the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, a state agency within the New Jersey Commerce and Economic Growth Commission.

An internship at the Executive Office of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. This internship can be either full-time or part-time during the fall, spring or summer semesters, depending on the needs and availability of the student. The duties consist of general office work, assistance in filling specific production requests, location researching and scouting. Interns assigned to the Executive Office are given preference for short-term location assignments with a film or television company.

Short-term location assignments with film or television production companies. These internships occur regularly, but with little prior notice. Their length and nature will vary according to the needs of the producer and the availability of the student. The work can consist of (but is not limited to) site surveys, liaison with the Commission office, general assistance, etc.

The Commission internship is unsalaried, although job-related expenses incurred will be reimbursed.

There is no set number of credits attached to an internship. Credits to be granted will be determined by the college in which you are enrolled and should be arranged by the faculty liaison for your institution.


Student applicants are expected to be in good standing at university or high school, able to arrive each day at work with a good attitude and willingness to learn and assist. Work schedules are created by the student and the internship coordinator and the work schedule is expected to be followed. A driver's license is not a requirement. In short, interns are treated professionally and expected to treat the position as such.

NJ Motion Picture Commission Internship

David W. Schoner, Jr.
New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission
153 Halsey St, 5th floor
box 47023
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: 973-648-6279


Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid
Duration: 3 to 6 months
Academic Level: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students


Newark, NJ