The Higher Education Channel (HEC-TV) is in search of eager, hard-working interns that want to expand and apply their skills and talents to support HEC-TV’s work in production, marketing, community engagement, and educational broadcasting. All internships require a minimum of a 10 hour/week semester-long commitment. Interns support the HEC-TV Staff in all aspects of station management from videography, editing, writing, promotion, and station operations. Individuals must have both talent and interest in working with a wide range of stakeholders, organizing information, and preparing documents and resources for meetings, events, and interactive learning experiences. To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter indicating your skills and interest to Amanda Honigfort at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college or university in communications, film, broadcasting, marketing, journalism, community engagement, video production, education, creative writing, social work (grant writing) or a similar field
- Strong written, verbal and communication skills
- Competent in using social media to generate interest and awareness
- Overall web and computer confidence (uploading files, navigating web sites, Microsoft Office, etc.)
- Proficient with iOS platforms and basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro or other video editing software beneficial but not required
- Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines
- Must be dependable and team-oriented with excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask
Duties for Interns of HEC-TV are tailored to the intern’s interest and skills but may include:
- Assist with deliveries, phone calls, and day to day station operations
- Assist with station marketing efforts possibly including station blog and events calendar
- Assist with HEC-TV pre-production and production efforts including studio and equipment bookings, shoots, appearance releases and editing
- Serve as Street Team for HEC-TV events
- Production work and other duties as assigned that may include tasks such as VR production, grant writing, graphics, magazine production, newsletter development, education curriculum development and more
We’re accepting applications for both the 2017 summer and fall semesters, and will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. This internship is unpaid, though college credit is an option, and open to freshmen through graduate students.