Internships at Alabama News Network

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ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK

College Student Internships

Alabama News Network offers non-paid internships for students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college/university and need the internship for college credit. Internships are available in our News Department (including Meteorology) and Creative Services Department. Alabama News Network does not provide living arrangements or any type of living expenses or transportation. Interns are not employees of Alabama News Network so therefore will not get benefits afforded Alabama News Network personnel.

Requirements

To apply for an internship with Alabama News Network students must currently be enrolled in a college or university working to receive a graduate or undergraduate degree in Mass Communications/TV with plans to pursue a career in on-air television broadcasting or a related field. Student should have a grade point average of at least a "B." All of our internship slots are filled based on the student's need for an internship, resume and application information, timeliness of return of application and telephone interview.

Alabama News Network does not discriminate against applicants because of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability. ANN is an equal opportunity employer.

Students must submit the following to Alabama News Network:

Letter of introduction A completed resume ANN Intern Application Form Signed Intern Release and Guidelines Agreement Form A letter from the college/university stating that you will be receiving credit for the internship

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: No later than the last Monday in July
Winter/Spring Semester: No later than the last Monday in November
Summer Semester: No later than the last Monday in March

Application Review/Interview

Upon receiving all of the completed paperwork your application will be reviewed. At that time if we find that you would be a good intern candidate, we will contact you via e-mail and set up a time that is convenient for you to complete a telephone interview. The interview will not guarantee an internship. ONLY STUDENTS UNDER FINAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY FOR INTERVIEWS.

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

With a limited number of intern slots available, applicants are not guaranteed an internship.

An internship with Alabama News Network does not guarantee employment; however a student may apply for opened positions once internships have been completed.

Guidelines

The prospective intern will read and agree to the Internship Guidelines as set forth by Alabama News Network. Internship Guidelines will be covered at the intern's interview.

Internship Schedule

Upon acceptance of an internship by the student, a schedule will be prepared that will cover the duration of the internship and will be approved by the intern. Once the schedule is set, the intern will adhere to the schedule as set forth in the Internship Guidelines.

Internship Evaluation

All interns will receive internship evaluations per their school guidelines by their immediate Alabama News Network supervisor. These evaluations will be copied and placed in the intern's file at Alabama News Network.

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SELECT THE LINK BELOW FOR THE STUDENT INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS & FORMS.

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

PLEASE EMAIL COMPLETED FORMS TO:
jobs@waka.com

You may also mail to Laura Ross, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106.



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