Internships

About us

Founded in 2010, and headquartered in Brooklyn, Found Object is a boutique creative agency that develops story-led social impact campaigns that inform, inspire and influence. With backgrounds in documentary filmmaking, organizational communications and content strategy, the Found Object team is a collective of passionate storytellers, designers, producers and strategists who believe great stories can actually change the world. From corporate citizens to government agencies, Found Object partners with organizations to authentically bring to life powerful stories of businesses, innovative partnerships and individuals making a difference.

About the internship program

Available during the Spring, Summer and Fall, the Found Object Internship Program is open to highly- motivated, currently enrolled college students in the New York City area. Selected interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the Found Object strategy, development and creative teams to deliver content and multimedia campaigns to a range of corporate, government and nonprofit partners. From research and copywriting to post-production and project management, all interns will gain real-world skills and experience related to film production, content strategy and social-impact storytelling. All Found Object interns receive a $500 stipend and work approximately 16-20 hours a week at the Brooklyn office.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong writing, research, critical thinking and time management skills
  • Experience in video production, design or content development
  • Keen interest in social impact, storytelling, and story-led campaigns
  • Sense of humor, appreciation for Friday happy hours and ping pong playoffs

Application process

To apply for an internship, please email your application to sarah@foundobjectsite.com and include the completed application form and your resume. Applicants will be contacted directly for follow-up interviews.

Important dates

Selected interns will work on-site at our Brooklyn-based office and production studio during their 12-18-week internship.

Spring January – May (closed)

Summer May – August (closed)

Fall August – December (applications accepted until 8/1/16)