Intern, Media Asset Ingestion

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United States- Arlington, VA
Sep 13, 2018
Sep 29, 2018
Full Time

Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet. 


The intern, Media Asset Ingestion, under instructions and supervision of the Manager, will ingest and catalogue CI’s library of digital video and stills content in CI’s Vault and new Cat DV Media Asset Management System.

She/he will Provide support to the Creative and Visual Storytelling Teams by searching, identifying and providing visuals in both mediums as requested. In addition, Intern may also provide support to the Creative Team with visual research and storytelling.


    Ingesting and cataloguing digital visual content, and project assets in CI’s Vault and new CatDV Media Asset Management System. Duties include entering keywords according to Metadata Ingest Guide, correct geographical location, good and succinct descriptions of footage clips, backing up and archiving clips to tape library. Providing support to Creative/Visual Storytelling Teams in searching, identifying and providing visuals as requested. Research and storytelling support to Creative Team.

    This position is based in the CI-Arlington office. Normal office environment.


    Keen attention to detail. Knowledge of global geographies. Excellent spelling and orthography skills. Good/positive attitude.

    Basic video post-production editing workflows. Experience with natural history and ecosystem conservation jargon.

Conservation International is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  It is the policy of CI to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. CI offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities.  If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. If you require an application accommodation due to a disability, please e-mail your request to and include "accommodation" in the subject line.

CI Values

We expect that all employees will embrace the values of our organization.

Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms. 

Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences.

Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions.

Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results.

Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges.

Teamwork: We work together, recognizing that openness, collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to achieving a healthy and prosperous world for all.

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