BY: NATHAN BUCHES
Where are you interning/ did you intern?
University of Delaware – Academic Technology Services
What are/ were your responsibilities as an intern?
My responsibilities involved communicating with professors, getting studios ready for productions, setting up audio, directing the cameras, recording, and producing Course Capture recordings for the University.
Describe a typical day in your internship.
During a typical day, I’m expected to oversee the production of one class recording. Lately I’ve even gotten the chance to train new hires.
What is/ was your favorite thing about your internship?
My favorite thing is getting to go from class straight to work without traveling far. I enjoy the studio environment and working with all of my co-workers and supervisors.
What is/ was the most valuable skill you developed in this internship that you can use in your future career?
I learned how to operate remotely controlled cameras, encode videos, Dropbox videos, and use software video switchers.
What advice or words of wisdom can you share with students who may be interested in pursuing this internship, or a similar one?
I would encourage all students to look for internship opportunities. Just remember that you don’t have to look too far and can find some great opportunities right on campus. Get paid, get course credit, and get experience.
Nathan Buches is a Communications major with a minor in English. He is a lover of technology, hoping to work in Video Production after graduation.