InternshipsVarious part-time, paid internships ($15/hr) can involve some or all of the following projects, depending on the student’s department of interest: Communications, Programming, and Business Development in APT Worldwide.
- Media research and database updating
- Press kit writing
- Screening and evaluating unsolicited program submissions for possible distribution to public television stations
- Assisting with distribution of materials to prospective buyers
- Research associated with specific department
- News/media clip archiving
- Other projects and duties as assigned, including data entry, filing and copying documents
Interns may also receive academic credit if their academic institution allows.
Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes, web savvy helpful
We ask that the student be available to work 15 or more hours per week, for at least the duration of a semester.
American Public Television (APT) is the leading syndicator of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations. Founded in 1961, APT distributes 250 new program titles per year and more than one-third of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles in the U.S. APT’s diverse catalog includes prominent documentaries, performance, dramas, how-to programs, classic movies, children’s series and news and current affairs programs. Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, America’s Test Kitchen, AfroPoP, Rick Steves’ Europe, Pacific Heartbeat, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, Legacy List with Matt Paxton, Lidia’s Kitchen, Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen, Simply Ming, The Best of the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross, Live From the Artists Den, James Patterson’s Kid Stew and NHK Newsline are a sampling of APT’s programs, considered some of the most popular on public television. APT also licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service and distributes Create®TV — featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming — and WORLD™, public television’s premier news, science and documentary channel. To find out more about APT’s programs and services, visit APTonline.org.
To apply for this internship, please send your resume with cover letter to: rosemary_marbach@APTonline.org.