This is your chance to work behind the scenes of the Traverse City Film Festival, named one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the country!  The Traverse City Film Festival was founded as a non-profit organization in 2005 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore.  

Internships begin as early as May, and range from 3 to 12 weeks in length. 

A variety of positions are available, including:

  • Graphic Design
  • Videography and Post-Production
  • Communications and Media
  • Party Management
  • Music management
  • Box Office
  • Photography

Visit for a complete listing of available positions.  These internships are perfect for students wishing to acquire hands-on experience in festival management. 


Although internships are unpaid, the College of Communication and Fine Arts will award a limited number of competitive, need-based awards to qualified students to cover housing (dorm room at NMC), and a $200/week stipend for living expenses

Susan Fisher, Business Director for the Traverse City Film Festival, will be on campus Tuesday, December 5th to discuss student internship opportunities.  Come meet with Susan to find out more about these internship opportunities Tuesday, December 5th at either 11am   OR   2:30pm in Moore 118.