The Department: The Children’s and Educational Media (CEM) department at
WNET has earned a national and local reputation as a leading developer and
producer of high quality television, including children’s animation, live-action
specials and documentaries. CEM is also a pioneering provider of content that
reaches audiences across the country online, and on emerging platforms. Our
mission is to whisk away viewers on learning journeys through engaging stories
with fun-loving, relatable characters and rich educational content. Our
productions have won many honors, including Emmys, Tellys, Cine Golden
Eagle awards, and US International Video and Film Festival awards. Programs
are distributed through Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) or American Public
Television (APT) for national broadcast.
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP
Responsibilities: The intern(s) will perform a variety of web and television
production related administrative duties including conducting research for new
shows in development, reviewing animation designs, transcribing, proofreading,
assisting on field shoots, assisting with the management of social media
platforms, uploading and downloading content onto websites, making copies,
faxing, scanning, creating electronic files and placing and picking up dub
orders. Additionally, the intern(s) will attend departmental staff meetings, gain
exposure to animation reels from potential collaborators, have access to
production materials including scripts, character designs, web prototypes,
rough cuts, treatments, etc. On a daily basis we expect reliability, punctuality
and the ability to prioritize.
Skills: Preferably a college junior or above. Candidates must demonstrate
responsibility and enthusiasm for learning about children’s media. Good
research/writing skills, well-organized and tech savvy a plus.
Opportunity Profile: Ideally, the CEM intern(s) will gain an overview of the
operation of developing educational television and content for the web and
emerging platforms–through delivery. The intern(s) will contribute to the success
of CEM projects by assisting when needed.
Hours: Approximately 16-24 hours per week (10am -6pm), 2-3 days a week. Summer: May through August.
Please send cover letter and resume along with proof of enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line=”CEM Intern”