Video Editing Internship

To Apply: Email your resume and portfolio/video clips to Subject line should be "Video Editing Internship".

The video editing intern works closely with YourTango's full-time video director, video editor, and editorial team, learning the ins and outs of the online publishing business, pitching video ideas, and creating videos for publication on YouTube, social media and other distribution platforms.

YourTango provides an inclusive and empowering culture, where interns work one-on-one with experienced video editors and social media editors who carefully teach and encourage them to participate and contribute to the video team -- a high percentage of interns grow with the team following their internship terms and take on lasting positions with the company.

This internship is fully remote.

Typical Intern Tasks:

  • Work with the YourTango video team by editing video and social content with compelling graphics for YouTube, YouTube Shorts, Instagram Reels, TikTok, and more.
  • Assist the video team to plan and brainstorm creative video concepts for the YourTango website and social channels.
  • Cut down existing footage from longform videos or podcasts to make short, entertaining and shareable clips.
  • Create fun animated text captions and other motion graphics to add visual interest to the content. Download and utilize stock footage or imagery for the content.
  • Regularly upload and schedule out video content on our YouTube channel.
  • Must have access to and be proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro (After Effects & Photoshop experience is a major plus).
  • Knowledge of the YouTube and TikTok sphere, viral trends and news. 

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has excellent video editing skills with the capability to produce fast, clean videos for publication.
  • Has the ability to create multiple videos per week and follow specific instructions and feedback provided by designers and editors.
  • Is pursuing a degree (or previously obtained one) in video editing, film, art, advertising, marketing, video journalism, or a related field. 
  • Has top-of-the-line organizational skills and the ability to maintain quick, concise communication over email and Slack.
  • Is able to multitask in a fast-paced online environment and consistently meet (or beat) strict deadlines for multiple projects.
  • Is self-driven, enthusiastic, and undeniably reliable. 


  • Must have access to a video editing program (such as Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, etc.) and working experience (with the ability to cut and edit videos) using the program. 
  • Access to your own computer and reliable internet connection (YourTango does not provide a laptop computer for this position).
  • Knowledge of current video design trends, typography, transitions, cuts and styles.
  • Ability to communicate consistently throughout your scheduled shifts with supervisor in real-time via email, chat, voice calls, and video conference calls.
  • Availability to work a set weekly schedule (20 hours per week) for 4 consecutive months, during weekdays and normal business hours. (Schedule to be approved before the internship begins). 
    NOTE: Like in a regular in-office setting, when you're online during your shift, you'll be interacting via email and available at a moment's notice during your scheduled times, actively designing throughout your pre-determined scheduled hours - so please make sure that you are able to be fully available during the 20 hour schedule you decide on before applying for the internship (hours cannot interfere with class time).

Learning Objectives, Supervision & Feedback:

  • Interns are placed to work under an experienced video editor and video director who will supervise them and provide regular feedback throughout the entirety of the internship. Supervisors (professionals with expertise and educational background in the video editing and publishing field) will provide routine feedback through the internship, and - if required by the school - can complete mid-semester or end-of-semester evaluations of the intern (must be requested by the school at the beginning of the internship period).
  • Interns will acquire a variety of real-world skills they can take into their future careers. Some of these learned skills include strong graphic design and video-editing skills, interpersonal communication skills in a professional remote/virtual setting, making strict deadlines, production, and marketing skills.
  • Interns will be working one-on-one with a seasoned video editor to pitch video ideas and create custom videos for publication that can be included in their portfolio. Interns will be able to network with the rest of the team (and various departments) throughout their time with YourTango. The published videos are tracked regularly by interns' supervisor to be used (in conjunction with a variety of other metrics) to evaluate its performance.

Eligibility, Pay & Stipend:

  • Intern must be located within the continental U.S. throughout the duration of the internship. 
  • A $1500 stipend to be paid upon completion of the 4-month internship via invoice, paper check/EBT. Hourly pay is not available for this internship.
  • This internship adheres to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the standards set by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division. 
  • Interns may receive college credit for their internship.

Learn more about what it's like to work at YourTango here.

Interested in applying? Email your resume and portfolio/video clips to Subject line should be "Video Editing Internship".

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