hiring interns? we’ve got it covered!
The Arkansas Broadcasters Association is proud to partner with our members to provide a stipend for qualified interns at their stations. Check out our curriculum and guidelines below for more detailed information:
Getting started is as easy as downloading and filling out both our Application and Contract below! These documents may be filled digitally and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or printed, filled, and emailed or mailed. It’s important to note that they require a signature, so please use the signature function within Acrobat PDF Reader if filling out digitally. Once the internship program has been completed, fill out and submit the Completion Confirmation below, and payment will be sent.
SEE WHAT FORMER INTERNS HAVE TO SAY:
I was very grateful to earn the ABA Internship with KVMN. I listed the internship on my college application and will get to work at my college radio station during my freshman year!”
Shelby B. – Intern at KVMN
I love the internship! I have learned a lot more about programming and how the radio station works. I wish I could do it again!
Jackson H. – Intern at KLLN
I’m very excited about working my ABA Internship this summer with KVMN! This is another step toward my life as a broadcaster!”
Erica C. – Intern at KVMN
I wasn’t sure what to expect with the internship, but I have thoroughly enjoyed it. I didn’t know all the scheduling and programming involved in keeping our radio station on the air.”
Sebastian S. – Intern at KLLN
The Cedar Ridge radio program has made me love radio, and this is the next step.”
Jeffrey H. – Intern at KLLN
The ABA Internship Program places a heavy emphasis on programming and sales.
In the programming phase, interns will learn and develop skills associated with board operation, music rotation, keeping logs, and handling phones. In the sales training section, interns will be briefed on philosophies and practices regarding client relations. Preparation of sales proposals, telemarketing, and making a call with a station salesperson will be part of the curriculum.
Production, traffic and news reporting will be included in the eight week course.
Interns will be paid $599.99 for the eight week program. Interns may or may not be offered paid positions at the completion of their training. A staff member will review the intern’s performance and make recommendations concerning employment opportunities, further education, etc. All interns completing the eight week program will be presented with a certificate and a letter of reference.
The internship should be viewed as an introduction to broadcasting, with specific emphasis on training to work at this station. An intern’s application should not be interpreted as an offer of employment by this station or any other broadcast outlet, or as a guarantee of acceptance into the internship program. Paid internships are granted by the Arkansas Broadcasters Association through this member station on a space-available basis.
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