San Juan National Historical Park - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Digital Media Intern 

Description:

As a Digital Media Intern, you will have the opportunity to work in San Juan National Historic Site on visual media projects. developing videos for social media and web page, interactive PDFs, Google Earth tours, interactive 360-degree panoramic photos, web pages and special web features, apps, etc. You will also have the opportunity to spend time in the different forts as well as in Old San Juan, a colonial city with more than 500 years of history and the architecture to show it to collect photos and video.
 As part of the work of the Division of Interpretation and Visitor Services, the intern will be able to get involved and participate in the development and presentation of the park's interpretive programs, documenting them and helping promote them and the resources highlighted.  Also, the intern will be working hand-in- hand with park interpreters who will teach the intern the different aspects of interpreting the park's cultural resources. The intern will have the opportunity to work with and learn from park interpreters, cultural resources professionals, volunteers (mainly university students) and park staff.  It is expected also that the intern will.
Some of their main objectives will include: 

  • Gain hands-on experience in creating interpretive media for the park
  • Contribute to the project by actively mentoring volunteers and sharing her/his educational and/or professional experience, and suggesting improvements to processes or in documentation efforts

Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills and teamwork oriented
  • Proven skills in digital media development are required
  • Some technical expertise, a good eye, imagination, and creativity are essential
  • Kow a range of technical equipment and computer software programs to accomplish the projects.
  • Good writing skills

About San Juan National Historical Park

The park is the only NPS unit in Puerto Rico and includes the main fortifications built by the Spanish in the island: Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Castillo San Cristóbal, Fort San Juan de la Cruz (El Cañuelo) and about 3.5 miles of walls that use to encircle the city of Old San Juan.