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):

    1. Two letters of recommendation (i.e. professor, employer, etc.)
    2. A letter from the educational institution (on letterhead) indicating students eligibility and will receive academic credit(s)
    3. 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.

 

General Information

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.

 

Application Deadlines

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.)

Send resume and cover letter to:
Emmis Communications Corp
WBLS Radio
395 Hudson Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Fax: 212-447-5967
Attn: Human Resources