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POPPYN is dedicated to uplifting the voices of high school students and fostering their creativity to make a positive impact on society. Our Youth Media Program is an innovative platform that allows students to create socially conscious video production projects. We are seeking a dedicated and passionate intern to join our team and help guide these aspiring young media makers as they explore social justice issues and produce impactful content.                               

Interning at POPPYN:

As an intern at POPPYN, you will play a vital role in supporting high school students on their journey to create thought-provoking and socially relevant video production projects. 

This role is hybrid-friendly, with an expected commitment of 10-12 hours per week. The schedule is very flexible, but we strongly prefer interns to be available for in-person meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-7pm during the semester at Temple University’s main campus. Remote attendance is an option for all other meetings.


  • Gain hands-on experience in youth development and educational programming.
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of high school students.
  • Contribute to socially significant video projects.
  • Opportunity to work with a passionate team dedicated to empowering youth.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Program Support
    • Assist the Program Coordinator in the recruitment of new participants and maintaining engagement with existing students.
    • Collaborate with the Program Coordinator to develop and enhance curriculum materials, ensuring they align with the program’s goals and objectives.
    • Organize and facilitate workshops and training sessions to enhance students’ media production skills.
  2. Participant Support
    • Offer emotional and academic support to students, ensuring their overall well-being throughout the program.
    • Provide guidance, mentorship, and technical support to high school students as they work on video production projects.
    • Foster a creative and inclusive learning environment, encouraging students to explore social justice themes in their work.


  • Enthusiasm for youth development and a passion for social justice.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in video production or related fields is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Patience and the ability to motivate and inspire young individuals.
  •  Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges and opportunities.