Summer Intern - Lighting Technology
RG is the world’s leading provider of services and solutions in entertainment and live events. Every day, we turn the creative vision of our customers into production and technical reality, deepening their connection to their audiences.
What sets us apart are our people. No other company in our industry has such a deep and diverse bench of talent, working across theatre, TV, film, music, corporate events, equipment rental and more. With over 250 patents and registered trademarks, PRG is defined by innovation. And through our network of 38 offices spanning five continents, we can deliver for our customers anywhere around the globe.
Lighting Technology Interns will work closely with industry-veterans while diving into new Product Innovation, Fixture Testing, Equipment Databases, System Designs, Product Training, and many other support roles. They will be brought to on-site visits, concerts, other PRG offices, Broadway theatres, all while meeting a wide range of industry professionals.
Testing software for products including but not limited to: GroundControl Followspot System, Series 400 Power and Data System, PRG Luminaires, Mbox Media Server, Neutrik Fiber Optics, Pathway VIA12 Ethernet Switches and OCTO DMX Nodes, grandMA consoles, EOS consoles, Vision previz
Evaluating/testing new fixtures
Testing existing fixtures/consoles based on client issues
Managing our lighting fixture database
Creating network system drawings for active shows
Updating test show files
Setting up our flagship Demo Room
Operating client demos
Interns will work within the Product Management Team, responsible for all proprietary luminaires, consoles, and the PRG Mbox Media Server. The group can also be considered a tactical service for PRG Global, providing support for some of the most complicated and innovative shows on the globe. Our principal mission is to provide PRG clients a unique partnership of creative support and technical strength to push the limits of innovation. Some of the top design teams and electricians from Concert Touring, Broadway, Special Events, and TV/Film partner with the product team to assist in tackling "impossible" technical challenges. Internally within PRG, we provide product support for our shop technicians through training and document handling.
Length: Internship is 12 weeks. The Summer Program runs approximately *Mid to late May- Beg/Mid August (*dates may vary)
Pay: This is a paid internship.
Housing: PRG does not provide housing. Assistance on how to find accommodations and how to commute to PRG can be provided.
Equipment: PRG will provide all the necessary technology, tools, and safety gear needed.
Accreditation/Credit: (Optional) PRG will work with the requirements set forth by the institution to provide evidence for credit.
Candidates still in school may still apply for a Part Time Internship.
If you believe you are an ideal candidate but do not fit all the requirements, we suggest still applying. All resumes/applications will be reviewed.
Working knowledge of lighting control consoles - patching, operation, basic programming.
Experience with moving lighting and/or led fixtures (use, repair, functions, brands)
Experience with FileMaker Pro or other database programs
Proficient in CAD programs such as Vectorworks, AutoCAD, and/or OmniGraffle
Minimum 2 years of Theatre Arts or other related undergraduate program. (Such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, etc.)
Enthusiastic for innovation and technology, passionate about the arts, empathetic towards clients/technicians
Highly motivated, self-starter
Good communication and people skills (client interfacing)
Flexible with working duties, ability to adjust to various last-minute demands for support
Authorized to work in the USA
At least 18 years old by start of work
Successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening
Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, and overall graphic design/composition
Passport and valid driver's license
No restrictions on international travel
Experience with computer networking