This internship is a real-world experience for students and offers an opportunity to learn the day-to-day workings of a broadcast media organization in Charleston, South Carolina. Our business encompasses Multimedia Journalism, Digital and Broadcast Marketing, and Video Production. Students will be immersed in a competitive, hands-on, multimedia work environment that promises a diverse experience. This is a highly supervised unpaid internship and is educational in nature.
Initially, interns will shadow journalists, producers, editors, and photogs on their assignments and participate in different aspects of journalism and production. They will learn the processes of editorial and/or creative multimedia content production.
Students will be assigned to various groups. Interns will be chosen from submissions from different universities and colleges. Interns are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and follow newsroom guidelines and Station Dress Code. Any ethical or behavioral violation will be grounds for termination of the internship.
At the end of the 10-week period, students will be graded on their professional manner, on the quality of work, on their conduct in the newsroom and while on assignment. A grade will be sent to the office of their respective university offices.
Ten-week highly supervised unpaid academic internship is offered by WCBD.
All interns will be working from the Mt. Pleasant office at 210 West Coleman Blvd. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
This internship is available for Senior level students enrolled in a communication or journalism studies graduate/undergraduate program.
Students earn college credit for the semester/quarter. Applicants must be enrolled in college and have an interest in journalism or media production. All interns must be enrolled and must have a letter on school letterhead, saying they will receive class credit.