Jobs & Internships

Indie Grits Labs Internship

Indie Grits Labs at the Nickelodeon Theatre works to foster the 21st Century skills necessary to be an active citizen in our increasingly media-heavy society and to plant the seeds for the film and media artists of the future by offering training, space and resources for the creation and appreciation of media in all of its forms. We are looking for qualified candidates with experience in video production, audio production, editing, media theory, and education that are interested in working with students of all ages to create and engage with media in a critical fashion.

About Indie Grits Labs:

IG Labs will serve the City of Columbia with a strong focus on underserved communities as well as the public at large. With a mix of in-house and off-site programs with several community partners, we offer summer camps, grade specific field trip programs to the theater, after school programs, and adult workshops.

Job Duties and Experience

Come Around My Way / TakeBreakMake Responsibilities:

  • Assist students with Pre-production, Production, & Post-production
  • Work closely with instructors to aid with in-class instructions
  • Assist faculty and volunteers with student engagement and services
  • Maintain and supervise student equipment
  • Digital management of student files and projects
  • Assist students with project research and development
  • Video & Photography Documentation

Media Literacy Labs Responsibilities:

  • Help develop curricula built around media literacy
  • Research films, television shows, and other forms of media that are educational and suitable for lessons
  • Work closely with instructors to aid with in-class instructions
  • Assist instructors with preparation for lessons
  • Video & Photography Documentation


Experience in the following areas a plus:

  • Video production equipment (DSLR or HD Video, Audio Recorders, lights, grip equipment, etc)
  • Digital video editing software (Premiere, iMovie)
  • Digital audio editing software (Garageband, Audition)
  • Compositing or special visual effects software (Photoshop/After Effects)
  • Google Docs, Powerpoint, WordPress
  • Organized multi-tasker with a creative mindset
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. In the subject header please specify: IG Labs Internship.

Theater Associate

The Nickelodeon Theatre is looking for fun, energetic, and friendly people to join our team. Our part-time Theater Associates work under the supervision of our Front of House Managers, assisting customers in both concessions and the box office.


  • This is a part-time, 10-15 hours/week position with a starting salary of $8.00/hour. After a 6 month review, a $2.00/hour raise will be considered.

Job Duties and Experience

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Create a warm and welcoming environment for guests, greet guests in a timely and friendly manner, answer questions from guests and resolve any concerns, both in person and over the phone.
  • Operate the point-of-sale system efficiently and effectively.
  • Be knowledgeable about screening times and locations, ticket pricing, and the Nickelodeon Theatre membership program.
  • Maintain cash drawer and make accurate change.
  • Assemble concessions orders in a timely manner.
  • Monitor theaters for picture/sound quality, temperature, lighting, and guest behavior.
  • Proactively clean and maintain the exterior and interior areas, including the theaters, restrooms, lobby, concession area, and box office.
  • Restock concessions when needed and maintain a clean workspace.
  • Be an advocate for the Nick! Promote and keep up-to-date on all upcoming screenings and events at the Nick and Indie Grits Labs.


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple requests efficiently
  • Experience working within the Google Suite.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work a variable schedule, including weekends, and shifts from morning through late night.
  • The position will require frequent standing, bending/kneeling, and heavy lifting: 25 lbs for popcorn bags and 55 – 87 lbs for kegs.

To Apply

Please send the application, cover letter, and resume to [email protected]

Nickelodeon Theatre Associate Application