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Education and Outreach Department Intern 
Buffalo, NY, United States – Unpaid Internship

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is offering an unpaid internship which requires academic credit for qualified students in our Education and Outreach department. The Education and Outreach team offers resources and events for teachers, children, parents and caregivers, and the greater Western New York community. This department creates educational materials related to WNED PBS productions, and actively engages with the community and schools to raise awareness on important issues and provide support and materials where needed. 

Core functions of this internship position include supporting the Education and Outreach Director and Specialist with outreach initiatives, community events, and administrative operations. The intern will gain valuable experience working in public media and community outreach. 

The intern will aid the Education and Outreach department on a variety of projects with tasks that might include: 

  • Upload original WNED PBS content to PBS LearningMedia CMS
  • Assistance with general administrative tasks
  • Assist staff at community events and project implementation
  • Advisory boards meetings' communications and coordination
  • Database research and management
  • Online research for new and current projects

 

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Working toward the completion of a relevant social sciences degree such as Education, Media Communications, English, Sociology, Anthropology, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. 

Interested internship candidates should send a cover letter and resume expressing interest and availability to:
hr@wned.org with the Subject Line: Education and Outreach Intern OR mail to:

Buffalo Toronto Public Media
PO Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263