TED-Ed Production & Publishing Intern

  • TED
  • Aug 18, 2022
Intern Media Technology Admin-Clerical Education Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description


TED-Ed is looking for an enthusiastic, multi-talented TED-Ed Production and Publishing Intern to work closely with TED-Ed’s Production and Growth & Social Teams to help with the  launch of TED-Ed YouTube channels in a variety of languages including Arabic, German, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish and Thai. 

At TED, we seek to bridge, include, and diversify because we truly believe ideas are for everyone. It is important to us to attract individuals from diverse backgrounds who are curious about the world and interested in helping us spread ideas far and wide.



  • Review video assets before they’re sent to our dubbing studio
  • Upload returned works in progress files from our dubbing studio onto our platform 
  • Inform team members videos are ready for review
  • Quality control of localized videos and related metadata as assets are received
  • Maintain dubbing Airtable records


  • Write copy for call to action for all dubbed videos 
  • Upload videos to localized YouTube channels, prepare them to be published, and finalize publishing
  • Responsible for monitoring engagement on videos including comments, troubleshooting
  • Track and record one hr view data for uploaded videos
  • Maintain publishing records on Airtable and Dropbox



  • Current undergraduate or graduate student eligible for college credit
  • Proficient in Google Suite 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of YouTube
  • Can work independently and feels comfortable taking initiative on new projects
  • Tested ability to multitask without sacrificing organizational details
  • Solid understanding of international youth/education-related spaces preferred
  • Must be able to work Eastern Standard Time working hours
  • Is proficient with one or more of the following languages (in addition to English):
    • Arabic
    • German
    • Hindi
    • Japanese
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
    • Thai

The ideal candidate: 

  • Experience with content management systems
  • Is comfortable in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Has experience working in a professional working environment remotely
  • Loves creating system structures and is incredibly detail-oriented
  • Thinks creatively and proactively solves problems
  • Enjoys collaborating with others and working across teams

Time commitment: 

Approximately 15 hours/week. 


  • Practical experience working for a non-profit, with a focus in production and publishing
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced, knowledgeable professionals


  • General: Office environment 
  • Physical: Repetitive movement of wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Mental/Visual: Concentrated mental and/or visual attention; work involves performing tasks to very close accuracy and quality specifications
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, Computer Software: Ability to use common office equipment such as telephone, computer and copier
  • Computer programs to include MS Office, Mac programs, Google Docs, functional related databases
  • Travel: Upon request