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Internships

PACTV’s Internship program provides a unique and diverse learning experience for high school and college students. PACTV’s Community Media Center has three studios, editing suites and up-to-date field equipment that is made available to interns if accepted. Interns will experience a wide-range of opportunities that may include working on our news shows, covering government meetings, assisting with promotional videos, creating social media campaigns and much more.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Student must receive school credit for this unpaid internship
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize workloads
  • Video production experience a plus

To apply for our membership program, fill out the form below.

We have several internship concentrations that you may be interested in. We are open to interns that have varied interests and do not limit interns to one concentration. Please let us know which concentration(s) interest you the most.

PRODUCTION

Hands-on experience in our studios may provide opportunities to serve in the following crew positions: camera operator, floor director, teleprompter operator, graphic operator and audio. Shows done in our studios include member productions, government informational shows and live event coverage. In addition, we have opportunities for field production work and strong editors on projects for our four towns. You will never be bored in the production department.

NEWS

Are you interested in television news or telling great stories? PACTV’s news shows, PACTV Community News (PCN) and PCN Life provide hands-on experience both in studio and on location. Internships will receive training and will gain studio experience each Tuesday morning. Video production experience is desired especially applicants with editing experience.

MARKETING

Marketing, public relations and communication majors or those interested in those fields, consider this internship!  Since video is a tool that most businesses will incorporate into their marketing plan, we will teach you video production basics. In this internships you may:  learn about social media platforms, conduct research, perform analysis, write press releases, learn how websites are incorporated into marketing strategies, create promotional materials and help with marketing events. If you are interested in this internship, please let us know if you have graphic design experience and/or video production experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interns are accepted on an as needed basis. The internship committee meets several times a year and will review your application and resume.  Please provide information or a link about your school’s internship program and confirm that you will receive school credit(s) for the internship. PACTV interns are not paid.  All applicants will be contacted via email and if you are being considered for an internship, you will be invited for an interview.  If you are accepted as an intern you will work out a specific schedule with your supervisor. Please email Carol McGilvray at carolm@pactv.org with any questions. No phone calls please.

For more information, contact Carol McGilvray at carolm@pactv.org

 

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