NYPD Video Production Unit-Archives & Preservation

Approximate Date of Posting: March 3, 2017

Position: Video Production Archive Intern

Location:New York,Newy York Manhattan

Company/Organization  New York Police Department Video Production Unit Moving Picture Archive

Schedule/Hours: Unspecified

Time Frame:  Summer 2017

Compensation Salary is to be determined by the Mayor’s Office.

Source: Palmer I School


Description: The NYPD Video Production Unit (VPU) Archive consists of over 10,000 programs on film, analog video, and as born digital files. The materials capture the evolution of NYPD tactics and training, global and international policing initiatives, and moments of historical and cultural importance to the NYPD and the larger NYC community over the past eighty years. Candidates must be a Masters or PhD student in Motion Pictures/Archives/Records Management or Library Science. The intern will assist in the ongoing archiving and preservation efforts of the VPU, including conducting inventories of film and video assets, digitization of the video collection, and descriptive cataloging of digitized programs. The intern will be supervised by experienced, highly trained archivists. The goal of the internship will be to provide hands on experience with the basics of moving image and digital preservation, including digitization, technical and descriptive metadata, care and handling, and file migration and monitoring.

Educational Requirements: Graduate Student – MA/PhD in Motion Picture/Archive/Records Management/Library Science

Location: NYPD Video Production Unit Moving Picture Archive, 235 East 20th Street, Manhattan Salary is to be determined by the Mayor’s Office.

To submit for early consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to:

Director Anthony Lopresti Anthony.Lopresti@nypd.org

Sergeant George Kefalas GEORGE.KEFALAS@nypd.org Public Records Officer Sean O’Donnell SEAN.ODONNELL@nypd.org Public Records Officer Joshua Ranger JOSHUA.RANGER@nypd.org

(Type “NYPD 2017 Summer Internship” in the subject line.) Applications for early consideration will be reviewed. Applicants will be contacted.

Website: http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/NYPD-Video-Production-Unit.pdf

Deadline: Unspecified


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