The Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network is proud to be partnering with the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners to provide exciting and challenging internship opportunities to students of Hillsborough County.
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TBAE is currently accepting applications for the 2020 summer session. To apply, download the internship application and email it to TBAE.


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Are you interested in getting real-world experience in the media field? Then apply to be an intern at Tampa Bay Arts and Education Network (TBAE)! TBAE is looking for self-motivated and hard-working students to join our team. 
Every TBAE intern will leave this internship knowing what it takes to be a professional working in television. They will also learn to produce and edit their own promotional video or PSA to use in their professional reel. In addition, upon completion of the program, you will receive a reference letter from the department supervisor. TBAE offers students two different tracks to choose from as their internship focus.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Pre-Production, Distribution, and Marketing: 

• Write and execute a script
• Execute social media during a LIVE taping of programs
• Learn Marketing Skills on how to promote original programming
• Gain teleprompter skills 
• Learn Floor Director Skills in TBAE’s state of the art studios
• Learn video production and editing skills
• Create email campaigns to market TBAE 

Video Production/Editor:  

• Write and execute a script
• Gain teleprompter skills 
• Learn to set up camera and lighting equipment in TBAE's virtual production studio 
• Technical Directing in TBAE’s Master Control during productions
• Train on live multi-camera productions in the field 
• Interns will be trained in Adobe Photoshop 
• Edit video using Final Cut X software
• Cut and edit public service announcements (PSA's) and program episodes.   

Safety Practices:

To protect our staff and interns everyone is required to wear a mask when in the office. Interns will also get their own desk to avoid sharing computers. In order to avoid large groups and limit the time spent in the office, we have also incorporated virtual learning into our internship program. Interns will communicate using Google Docs, Google Sheets, and participate in Zoom trainings listed below:

Zoom Trainings:

• Video Formats & Codec Proper Usage
• Lighting Composition and Videography
• Intro to Wirecast for Production
*Additional Trainings may be scheduled 

This is an unpaid internship and can be used for college credit. All applications must be submitted online by August 28th at 4 PM. To apply for any of the positions, please submit your application along with a resume OR a recommendation letter to Jessica Sturges at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FALL 2020 INTERNSHIPS (AUGUST - NOVEMBER, 15 WEEKS)

Application Period: June 1, 2020, through August 7, 2020 (Closes at 4 PM) EXTENDED August 28th (Closes at 4 PM)
DUE TO THE START OF SCHOOL BEING PUSHED BACK, WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR APPLICATION PERIOD. 
Interviews Begin: August 17th - 18th & August 31st & September 1st
Orientation: August 20th & September 3rd, 2020
Internship Starts: August 17-31st, 2020
Internship End: December 4th, 2020

** TIME OFF: Labor Day (9/7), Veterans Day (11/11), and Thanksgiving (11/26-11/27)

SPRING 2021 INTERNSHIPS (JANUARY - MAY, 15 WEEKS)

Application Period: October 1, 2020, through December 4, 2020 (Closes at 4 PM) 
Interviews Begins: January 6th-8th
Orientation: January 15, 2021
Internship Starts: January 19, 2021
Internship End: May 7, 2021

** TIME OFF: Martin Luther King Day (1/18); President’s Day (2/15); Spring Break (3/15-3/21); Good Friday (4/2); 

SUMMER 2021 INTERNSHIPS (MAY - AUGUST, 12 WEEKS)

Application Period: March 1, 2021, through April 30, 2021 (Closes at 4 PM)
Interviews Begin: May 10th - 11th
Orientation: May 21, 2021
Internship Starts: May 24, 2021
Internship End: August 12, 2021

** TIME OFF: Memorial Day (5/31), and July 5, 2021 (7/5)

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

• Applicants must reside in Hillsborough County, Florida, or have a Hillsborough County address. 
• Applicants must either be currently enrolled as a student or just graduated, as we allow a student to participate one semester after graduation. 
• All internships are unpaid and any lodging or transportation needs are the responsibility of the applicant.   
• A minimum commitment of 35 hours per program period for High School students and 55 hours per program period for College students is required.
   *However, TBAE will be flexible to accommodate each student's school schedule.
• Applications will not be accepted after the application deadline

APPLYING FOR AN INTERNSHIP

Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees/interns and applicants for employment or internship and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment or internship, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. 

All applications must be submitted online. To apply for any of the positions, please submit your application and resume OR a recommendation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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