The Pittsburgh Film Office offers unpaid internships for academic credit each semester, with the following qualifications:

  • You must be enrolled in a college or university internship course
  • You must have a faculty supervisor monitoring the internship
  • 150 hours is our minimum required hours for our internships

Internships can feature 1 of 2 focus areas: Administration and Marketing, or video creation. The administration focus area includes working on administrative projects, maintaining databases for location photo files, researching trade publications, and assisting the office to maintain files for the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Alternatively, students with can intern with the PFO-TV program, where students will research video topics, conduct interviews, shoot and edit videos that celebrate and educate about the entertainment industry in the region.

Deadlines for applying:

  • Fall Term: August 15
  • Spring Term: December 15
  • Summer Term: April 15


Send an email to [email protected] with subject line: “(SPRING, SUMMER, OR FALL) INTERNSHIP”
Include your resume and cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for the internship and why you want to intern at the Pittsburgh Film Office.
Please specify your preferred area of focus: administration and marketing or PFO-TV video production.

Please note:  The Pittsburgh Film Office does not arrange for internships on film or television productions.