Digital Media: Local History Internship Digital Media: Local History Internship

WETA WETA

Location Arlington, VA
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Application Deadline 7/1/15
Part Time
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Paid
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Description

WETA offers a wide variety of internship opportunities designed to provide students and recent graduates with kNowledge and practical experience in the field of public broadcasting. - See more at: http://www.weta.org/about/careers/internships#sthash.rJ7nn856.dpuf In addition to working in their assigned departments, interns are exposed to various aspects of public broadcasting through educational events such as lunches with managers, station tours, and opportunities to sit in on live broadcasts.

Internships are offered throughout the year to coincide with the typical academic calendar. Internships range from 15-40 hours per week, depending upon the needs of the intern and their assigned department.

Requirements

To be eligible, interns must be currently enrolled in a college or university or have graduated within 12 months from the beginning of the internship. Interns may receive academic credit for their internship if approved and arranged by their educational institution. - See more at: http://www.weta.org/about/careers/internships#sthash.rJ7nn856.dpuf

Responsibilities

Local History interns work within WETA’s Digital Media team to develop content for the Boundary Stones local history blog (http://blogs.weta.org/boundarystones). This blog includes articles, photos and video related to the history of Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia and the Notable events, personalities and happenings that have shaped WETA’s local community. Interns will assist in identifying, researching and writing content pieces for the website and making contacts with local history organizations and professionals. Interns may be required to make research trips to local libraries, archives and historical societies. - See more at: http://www.weta.org/about/careers/internships#sthash.rJ7nn856.dpuf