TV Production Assistant Internship

TV Production Assistant Internship
For Academic Credit

Preferred Major:
Communications major preferred, but we will also accept hard-working Journalism majors.

Requirements:
We're looking for highly motivated people that want to gain valuable hands-on experience! We'll give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to put on a variety of programs. You'll be a "jack of all trades" once you get through your internship with us! Lifting, climbing, and some minor carpentry skills are required.

In order to qualify as a student intern, you must be enrolled as a full-time student for Spring and Fall semesters. For summer students, you must be enrolled as a full-time student for the upcoming Fall semester in order to be eligible.

Project Objective:
To envision, schedule, and produce educational and informative programming for North Carolina's public television network, UNC-TV.

Project Supervisor:
Karen Pearce, Technical Operations Manager

Major Tasks:
Operate studio cameras and teleprompter in working studio. Acquire skills in character generator (CG), video switching, lighting equipment, audio consoles, various editing systems, and other production equipment. There is also various set load-ins in which we construct or tear down sets when necessary. You must be willing to do some lifting!

Final Product or Outcome:
To show you how a television program comes together and ultimately, to help our interns find gainful employment in the field of television.

Hours Scheduled:
10-15 hours minimum. We need a solid commitment from you in order to offer you a position. Typically, we have students work a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule or a Tuesday, Thursday schedule. Our crew window runs from 3pm until 8pm. We cannot adjust this time.

Internship Duration:
Varying time lengths- from one semester to two years. We do ask that you give us a commitment of at least one semester.

 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Human Resources
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION
www.unctv.org
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
PO Box 14900
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900
Phone: (919) 549-7082
Fax: (919) 549-7201
careers@unctv.org
DORS #850000559