Communication Internship Program
Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network (TBAE) has partnered with Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and is seeking high school AND college students for our unpaid Summer internship program. The Network is a non-profit organization that has served Tampa Bay for over 30 years on cable channels Spectrum 635/636 and Frontier FiOS 32/34, and on
We are looking for interns with great digital editing skills, good people skills with an emphasis on mature, professional behavior, the ability to work independently, and a willingness to learn. In return, students will receive real-world on the job experience in the field of mass communications at a high tech television station serving over a million people in Tampa Bay, a reference letter from your supervisor, and/or video clips for your demo reel.
TBAE will be flexible to accommodate students school schedule. However, a minimum
commitment of 35 hours/12 weeks for High School students and 55 hours/12 weeks for College students is required. In addition, a black shirt will be required during productions.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM POSITIONS
Pre-Production, Distribution, and Marketing: 2 positions
Interns will help outline program initiatives, develop scripts, evaluate the logistical and technical
production requirements and execute pre-production duties necessary to accomplish the program
goals. Interns will effectively distribute finished programs for cable broadcast and internet
distribution and will be introduced to effective methodologies for archival storage of the finished
programs. Finally, interns will help develop, execute and evaluate promotional endeavors in
support of programmatic initiatives via multiple social media sites, TBAE’s own online
broadcasting platform/app, and traditional print media.
You MUST be available to commit a minimum of 35 hours for 12 weeks for High School
students and 55 hours for 12 weeks for College Students.
SUMMER 2019 (12 WEEKS)
Application Period: April 1st through May 8 (Closes at 4 PM)
Extended Application: May 8th
Interview Week: May 6th-8th
Orientation: May 10th 11am-1 pm
Internship Starts: May 13th
Internship End: August 9th
Time Sheets and Exit Interviews Completed By: August 9th
* Week Off for Observance of July 4th (July 1st-5th)
To apply for any of the below positions, please submit your application and resume OR a
recommendation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please indicate whether or a
High School or College students, the semester and what position you are applying for:
Example: COLLEGE SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: Video Production/Editor