Communications and Audience Engagement Intern

WNET in Manhattan is looking for a high-performing, self-motivated, creative intern to support efforts to create buzz and drive tune in for signature PBS national series. The successful candidate will have prior experience conducting social media influencer research and outreach and be a very strong writer; blog-writing experience is preferred.

This is an unpaid, semester-long internship that will translate to valuable, marketable experience driving results for such renowned PBS programs as Nature, American Masters and Great Performances. The position requires a 20-hour commitment per week, with flexible scheduling as needed.

The ideal candidate will have prior communications or social media internship experience and be a second-semester junior or senior in college majoring in communications, public relations or marketing. Successful candidates will have a portfolio of social media posts, influencer engagement examples and long-form writing samples, including sample blog posts or student newspaper articles. Love of public media is a plus.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and proof of enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program to:

internships@wnet.org with subject heading: “Audience Engagement”.

Internship offers are contingent upon your passing of our mandatory background check which requires a valid social security number.

WNET is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and internships without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or veteran status.

No phone calls or faxes, please. Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted.

Application Checklist:

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter describing your interest in a particular department/internship position
  • Proof of Enrollment (must be current for semester of the internship)
    • Current Enrollment Verification Certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse
    • Transcript
    • Course schedule for upcoming semester
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