City Hall Internship Program - Neighborhood Videography

January 24, 2018

City Hall Internship Program

Title: Videographer for the Neighborhood Planning Assemblies

Supervisor: Phet Keomanyvanh, CEDO

Internship Location: Throughout public meeting locations in Burlington


The Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO) in conjunction with Channel 17/Town Meeting TV is currently seeking a member of our community with an interest in learning more about video-taping, video editing, video publishing, community service, and local current affairs. Your contribution as a videographer will bolster community engagement efforts in Burlington. Our ideal videographer would possess the ability to attend Neighborhood Planning Assemblies around the Burlington-area and would be willing to learn how to properly film and edit the footage for public consumption online. Candidates for this internship must be strong, self-motivated individuals who can perform independently.


  • Attend a training on how to videotape and edit video
  • Videotape Neighborhood Planning Assemblies - up to 5x per month.
  • Coordinating equipment pick-up and drop-off at Channel 17/Town Meeting TV.
  • An option to assist in filming/producing CEDO’s Live at 5:25 monthly broadcast

Requirements (professional/skill requirements and time requirements):

  • A personal or academic interest in the media production.
  • Independent ability to organize and coordinate, and maintain own schedule.
  • Access to a vehicle or reliable transportation
  • Willingness and ability to dedicate up to 10 hours per month, evenings.

Benefits and learning objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of local community current affairs.
  • Gain professional experience videotaping and the broader audio-visual field
  • Gain experience in a public, professional position.
  • Connect with Burlington community and professional leaders.
  • Students can earn educational internship or volunteer credits.
  • Employees can earn social volunteer hours.
  • $500 stipend available over the course of the year.

The City of Burlington does not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply contact Phet Keomanyvanh at pkeomanyvanh [at] burlingtonvt [dot] gov (pkeomanyvanh [at] burlingtonvt [dot] gov) 802-865-7172