What is the Internship Program?
This program is designed to expose students to the various aspects of radio broadcast operations where he/she has the option of being assigned to one of the following departments:
- Digital / Content
- Promotions & Marketing Department
- Human Resources
The internship program is an unpaid opportunity for undergraduate students, seeking academic credits for the (fall/spring/summer) semester, to gain excellent hands-on job experience in the radio broadcasting industry.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION
Who is eligible to participate?
The internship program is for undergraduate students (sophomore, junior, senior) who maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 as well as completed the required course prerequisites based upon the college/universities criterion (if applicable).
Students will be expected to provide transcripts issued by their college or university’s Registrar’s Office upon request, as mentioned below.
What are the requirements for this program?
Candidates must complete an application, provided by Emmis Communications, to be submitted along with a cover letter and resume before the application deadline in order to be considered for any available internship opportunity.
As part of the application process, Emmis requires that all students provide the following information upon acceptance into internship program (documents must be furnished at time of interview):
- Two letters of recommendation (i.e. professor, employer, etc.)
- A letter from the educational institution (on letterhead) indicating students eligibility and will receive academic credit(s)
- A copy of the student’s transcript
What will be expected of the intern?
Upon acceptance, all interns are anticipated to participate in the program for the duration of one semester (approximately 8-10 weeks) with a minimum of 15-20 hours per week. Emmis internship program take place during regular business hours, M-F, 9am-5:30pm (less 1 hour lunch), unless otherwise agreed upon by student and supervisor(s). A schedule will be provided to all students based on their availability and the availability of department managers and/or on-site project supervisors.
Students must complete an internship agreement form that encapsulates the expectations of the intern, the student’s college program instructor (if applicable), as well as Emmis Communications.
Students will be required to complete weekly student time/activity reports, progress reports and a final student report describing their performance during their internship period. All reports are confidential and will be placed in the students file. The information from these reports will assist Emmis in making our internship program a successful one.
Expenses – Emmis is not responsible for providing students with food or traveling expenses.
Resumes must be submitted by April 1 to be considered for the summer semester;
August 1 for the fall session; December 1 for the spring semester.
(Deadlines may vary at the employer’s discretion.)
Apply on Line at : http://www.emmis.com/careers/internships/
Or Send resume and cover letter to:
395 Hudson Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Attn: Human Resources