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The Miami Film Festival prides itself on being an iconic cultural event for Miami, and a growing festival on the world scene.

With a small core team working year-round and for the extended season, we bring on dedicated people to help activate all the moving parts of the festival itself.

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Careers

We foster a culture of trust, strong work ethic, reliability and quality. All team members are expected to uphold high standards of customer service and presentation value.

There are no open positions at the time.

Intern at the Miami Film Festival & Tower Theater Miami

The Miami Film Festival offers year-round internship programs designed to provide students with experience, knowledge and skills in the operation of a cultural destination event.

MDC’s Tower Theater Miami is the festival’s year-round art house cinema and is considered one of the top ten theaters in the states according to USA Today.

Internships for summer and fall are available in:

  • Programming, Filmmaker Services & Film Industry Office
  • Industry Office
  • Hospitality and Special Events
  • Volunteer Management
  • General Office
  • Graphic Design
  • Operations
  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Press Operations
  • Corporate Relations and Development
  • Membership (Miami Film Society)
    • Miami Film Society internships run January 2020  – April 2020
    • Applicant must be able to commit at least 15 hours each week leading up to and after the festival, as well as all 10 festival days during March 6-15, 2020 at one of six venues.
    • Interns interact directly with Miami Film Society members via telephone and in person at festival events, in order to maximize their festival experience.
    • Duties include:
      • Helping place ticket orders
      • Issuing membership cards
      • Providing information regarding membership benefits and future events

All internships require a strong degree of responsibility and are supervised to facilitate learning and experience. They are designed to provide a broad understanding of various work settings work styles.


Internships are unpaid but can be used toward credit requirements.

To apply for a Miami Film Festival or Tower Theater Miami internship, ensure that you fulfill the requirements:

  1. 12-16 week commitment (start and end dates listed under Terms)
  2. Minimum 15 hours per week

Select your top three department choices, in order of preference, for your internship (e.g. Filmmaker Services, Marketing and Outreach, Tower Theater Operations, Press Operations, etc.)


Submit resume, cover letter and references, as well your department choices to Internships at info@miamifilmfestival.com.

For more information on the Miami Film Festival and Tower Theater Miami, call 305-237-FILM (3456).

Summer: dates flexible
Fall semester: August 21, 2019 – December 15, 2019
2020 spring semester: January 8, 2020 – April 30, 2020

The Miami Film Festival and MDC’s Tower Theater Miami internships are temporary assignments that last approximately 12-16 weeks. Internships occurring during a given academic year typically require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week. However, the hours and length of the internship can be adjusted depending on the needs of the department and the availability of the student.

Internship terms

  • Interns are required to submit a resume, cover letter and three references. All requests for internship are reviewed by the appropriate department. Candidates who meet the needs outlined by a department are interviewed in person.
  • At the end of the internship, participants are asked to complete an internship program evaluation form. Additionally, the participant’s supervisor will complete an appraisal form. Any and all institutional paperwork will be completed to ensure credit requirements are met, if applicable.
  • Internships take place at the Miami Film Festival offices, located on the fourth floor of the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 or at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami, 1508 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135 in Historic Little Havana.

Volunteer for the Miami Film Festival

Check back later this year for volunteer opportunities. Festival volunteers are people who:

  • Love film
  • Love community engagement
  • Love special events
  • Love Miami.

If you fit the bill, prepare for 10 exciting days on a stellar team of volunteers that make the Miami Film Festival a remarkable experience for all those film lovers!