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Video Producer Fellowship in Greenbelt, MD at Universities Space Research Association

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The NASA Video Producer Fellowship is a one-year appointment supporting the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program by creating a series of short videos in support of citizen science projects.  The videos will support a variety of tools and applications in development and scheduled for release during FY2019. 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The producer will create a variety of videos during the year such as:
    • Backgrounder videos explaining the science behind GLOBE themes such as fire fuel load, mosquito habitat, cloud cover, and forest canopy height;
    • Social media optimized promotional videos on the GLOBE citizen science projects;
    • Demonstration videos depicting how to use the GLOBE tools.
  • Other job related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, video, filmmaking, science, or related field.


  • 0-2 years’ experience in communications, journalism, video, filmmaking, or science.
  • Experience with video editing software, such as Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Experience with science or technology themes desired.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Excellent all around video production skills, including script writing, camera operation, field production, video editing, post production, and formatting content for web and social media distribution.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

Application Materials:

  1. You must include links to a demo reel or samples of work. We are especially interested in any work you have related to science and technology subjects.  You can see samples from our team at
  2. Personal statement outlining your educational and professional development objectives. Describe your educational and professional experiences motivating your decision to pursue science animation.
  3. Resume with relevant work experience and educational highlights.
  4. Your resume, personal statement, and links to your reel must be combined into a single PDF.

 Working Conditions:

Work will be performed in an office or computer lab environment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear.  Keyboarding for large time spans each day may be a significant part of this position.



Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Additional information on USRA can be found at

USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity