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Internships Provide Real-World Experience

Downtown Pittsburgh is home to several industry-related businesses, including production studios, casting agencies and TV stations where students can intern to gain hands-on experience and make connections that lead to jobs. Students have also interned and worked on film and TV sets, production houses and studios in Los Angeles, New York and other locations across the country.

Cinema students have interned/worked at:

  • 321 Blink (Pittsburgh)
  • AltarTV (Pittsburgh)
  • Animal, Inc. (Pittsburgh)
  • Argentine Productions (Pittsburgh)
  • Carnegie Science Center (Pittsburgh)
  • Casteel Management Group and 5th Avenue Entertainment (Pittsburgh)
  • Disney Studios (Los Angeles)
  • Docherty Casting Agency (Pittsburgh)
  • Exclusive Media (Los Angeles)
  • KDKA (CBS affiliate, Pittsburgh)
  • Lionsgate (Los Angeles)
  • Market Street Sound (Pittsburgh)
  • Mind Over Media (Pittsburgh)
  • Nancy Mosser Casting (Pittsburgh)
  • New Perspective Communication (Pittsburgh)
  • Nu Image Films (Los Angeles)
  • On Motion Media (Pittsburgh)
  • Pacific Soundwaves (Los Angeles)
  • Parish Digital Video Production (Pittsburgh)
  • Pittsburgh City Theatre
  • Pittsburgh Community Television
  • Pittsburgh Film Office
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
  • PMI (Pittsburgh)
  • Quantam Theater (Pittsburgh)
  • Red Giant Media (New York)
  • Remote Control Productions/Hans Zimmer (Los Angeles)
  • Silk Screen: Asian Arts & Culture Organization (Pittsburgh)
  • Steeltown Entertainment Project/Film Factory (Pittsburgh)
  • The Heinz Endowments (Pittsburgh)
  • The Talent Group (Pittsburgh)
  • Trends to Traditions (Pittsburgh)
  • Women in Film and Media (Pittsburgh)
  • WPCW (Pittsburgh)
  • WQED (Pittsburgh)
  • WTAE (ABC affiliate, Pittsburgh)