Job Application - WNY Public Broadcasting Association

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Internship - Education / Outreach

  


Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local source for television and radio –

WNED PBS, WNED KIDS, WNED Create, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!

 

We reach Western New York and Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.

 

Engaging our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.

 

We’re looking for our next Education & Outreach Intern!

 

What you’ll be doing:

The education and outreach intern will support the department’s activities by participating in the preparation, organization and execution of community and school events both on- and off-site. Based on operational need, the intern may assist in the creation and development of educational materials related to our productions. Hours are flexible and work may be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work.  In summary, this individual will:

·         Assists staff at internal and external community events and with project implementation.

·         Uploads original WNED PBS content to PBS LearningMedia CMS.

·         Conducts database research and management.

·         Assists with general administrative tasks.

·         Attends and records community advisory board meetings as assigned.

·         Conducts online research for new and current projects.

·         Assists with distribution of education materials both digitally and in print, as appropriate.

·         Performs various ad hoc projects as assigned.

 

What you’ll need:

·         Enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a communications, marketing, journalism, or related field*

·         Familiarity and general interest in curriculum development for various grade levels and its distribution

·         Comfortable speaking with the general public and school educators

·         Computer skills including Microsoft Office or similar programs

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Creative, approachable, team-focused, and detail-oriented

 

Why BTPM?

Because we’re awesome!  You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our region.  We are proud of our culture and you will gain the best experience when interning with us!  No coffee-fetchers or copy-masters need apply…we want you to have a meaningful experience and bring a fresh perspective to the organization!

 

*This is an unpaid internship for course credit from an accredited college/university program. Internship documentation or agreement from the school is required. 

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.