Digital Content Creation Summer Course & Internship.

Digital Content Creation Summer Course & Internship.

Take a live course with an industry expert and gain global internship experience.

Session 1: Not available
Session 2: July 11 - August 19
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Vera Xu, iX Alum

Duke University

"iX motivated me to always stay curious, and be prepared to learn fast. It proved that if I really want to learn something fast, given the resources, I can. To this day, in my spare time, I make it my goal to learn something valuable each month."

First, build an in-depth, practical skill set.

iX programs prepare you for your future career with valuable skills and practical experience in just a few weeks of immersive learning.

Grasp the basics of storyboarding for strategic storytelling.

Production Basics

Production basics in video, audio, photography, dataviz, visual design and games. Plan digital distribution for transmedia storytelling.


Collaborate with a remote team to develop, produce and pitch a story for a client. Recognize the common and repeatable shape of stories around them.

Character Development

Develop characters and conflict to draw an audience in. Find their audiences, and how to develop relatable worldbuilding narratives with them. How to pitch an idea to an intimidating audience.

Building Assets

Algorithmically attract and analyze  attention with the basics of SEO (search engine optimization). Begin building assets in their personal story banks.

Business Models

Understand business models and upcoming career opportunities in the creator economy. Begin building early for the future of storytelling.

Apply your skills in the real world.

Boost your resume with an Internship.

The internship.

After your course, you'll be matched with one of our dozens of international internship partners along with a team of fellow students. You'll work together remotely to solve one of the company's challenges and present your solution to a team of stakeholders.
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Real world application.

This approach to learning is centred on the investigation of complex, real-world problems, and their applying solutions with the direct use of theory learned in class.

Industry and company needs change fast meaning that the class projects vary over time, and from course to course. Specific class projects can’t be guaranteed, so during the first week of the program, you will be briefed on the project identified for the course and what the outcomes are.

Expert teachers who care about you as an individual.

We limit class sizes so that teachers are able to give undivided support and feedback to each student. You’ll be given valuable perspective and expert input the entire time.
Max Kaizen

Co-founder and Chief Intelligence Officer of Treeshake

Max Kaizen is co-founder and Chief Intelligence Officer of Treeshake, a digital communications consultancy that focuses on campaigns for positive social and environmental impact. She has more than a decade of experience teaching and building programs on emerging tech and entrepreneurship for universities and business schools around the world, including the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, Gordon Institute of Business Science, and Duke Corporate Education.

What you get at iX.

  • 6 weeks of learning technical career skills.
  • An Internship with valuable practical experience to showcase on your resume.
  • New friends & global connections.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • Access to the iX Alumni Network Platform.

It’s all about relevance, engagement, and community.

Relevant & practical

Your class projects will be connected to industry, in a format that you can show future employers.

You'll have class daily, along with in-depth readings and assignments that will challenge you to learn quickly.

Small class sizes

We cap classes at 30 students, which means you'll get to know your classmates and teachers individually.

We teach engaging, live seminar-style classes—not massive, streamed lectures. Expect lots of discussion and group work.

Frequent feedback

Your head teacher and TAs will review your work and give you actionable feedback to improve.

They'll also provide guidance and support for your project, helping you achieve more than you could in ordinary working environments.

Download a Program Brochure.

Fill in your details and we'll send you a downloadable brochure with more in-depth information about the program.

Program and application info.

Program dates

Session 1: May 30 – July 8

Session 2: July 11 - August 19

Application deadlines

Final Session 2 Deadline: June 30

Time commitment

  • Weeks 1 - 2: Live online classes, Mon-Fri, 12pm - 2pm EST.

  • Weeks 3 - 6: Live online classes, Tues and Thurs, 12pm - 2pm EST.
    Internship work, Mon, Wed and Fri.

  • 2 - 4 hours of homework per class.

  • Past students have found that the program is manageable as a full time program, or to complement another summer program. You ultimately get out what you put in.

Application process

It takes about 12 - 15 minutes to complete the application. Once it's submitted, we may contact you for an interview. You'll receive a decision in 2 - 5 weeks.

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Ready to increase your future career prospects?

Submit a no-obligation application and we'll be in touch soon about your fit for the program.

Still unsure?

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