Handshake Posting #3403117: WKAR Broadcast Technology Internship

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WKAR Broadcast Technology Internship
WKAR - College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University

Apply at Handshake Posting #3403117. Application deadline is 5pm ET Jan. 10, 2020.

WKAR Public Media seeks a motivated and innovative individual interested in furthering their career in broadcasting engineering and/or media technology. This position is a paid internship to take place between January 1, 2020 and May 1, 2020, based on the intern’s schedule.

Intern will have the unique opportunity to study with WKAR Technical Services Manager Gary Blievernicht and learn all aspects of TV and radio engineering including transmission engineering, studio production, IT, online services, and more. This internship is designed to benefit the intern’s education and experience.

If schedules permit, this internship also includes an opportunity to attend the 2020 NABShow in Las Vegas as an intern, travel expenses and stipend included.

This position is supported under a grant awarded by NAB PILOT and NAB Leadership Foundation.

Intern Responsibilities
Interns receiving the grant program’s funds will be required to perform the following:

  • Report to work regularly and accept the terms of a part-time or full-time internship position.
  • Continuously solicit feedback from station and fully explore learning opportunities.
  • Work with the station to locate housing and cover any housing costs.
  • Create a video journal of internship experiences. The journal must be submitted with the evaluation at the end of the program.
  • Attend 2020 NAB Show to serve as staff interns for the Show, meet with NAB Technology executives, and visit the NAB Show. Interns will be paid by NAB for their time worked as staff interns at the Show, and their travel expenses will be paid by NAB.
  • Complete an evaluation of the program.

About MSU WKAR Public Media - College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Be part of the award-winning Spartan source for original TV, radio and online media.

WKAR Public Media offers a range of internship, paid internship and employment opportunities for Michigan State University students interested in media production for television, radio and online; marketing and promotion; fundraising, and more. Follow WKAR here for current postings for available positions.

WKAR Public Media is part of Michigan State University's College of Communication Arts and Sciences. WKAR provides mid-Michigan and the global community with award-winning original programming and the best from PBS and NPR via television channels WKAR-HD, WKAR World, WKAR Create and WKAR PBS Kids; and radio broadcasts at 90.5 FM, 105.1 FM, AM 870 and WKAR Radio Reading Service. At wkar.org and video.wkar.org, the network offers live audio streaming, plus local news features, TV original full episodes and the best from NPR and PBS on-demand.

Apply at Handshake Posting #3403117. Application deadline is 5pm ET Jan. 10, 2020.

updated 12/27/19