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The Walt Disney Company

WPVI-TV (6abc) Community Engagement Internship – FALL 2022

Job Summary:

WPVI-TV (6abc) Community Engagement Internship – FALL 2022



​​The Internship Program with the 6abc Community Engagement Department is designed to provide one student with a general understanding of the many facets of Community Engagement within the fast-paced media industry.

As an intern on this team, you will work in a professional environment and will gain hands-on experience. As the intern for Community Engagement at 6abc, it will include exposure to station-corporate initiatives and events originated by 6abc. You will also be provided with a view of all aspects of television long-form production and operations of the Community Engagement department. You will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station.

Responsibilities:

A day in the life…

Some of your projects with the WPVI-TV (6abc) Community Engagement team may include:
  • Attend community engagement meetings (virtual & in-person)
  • Assist with production of the station’s campaigns & initiatives
  • Assist with studio and taped long-form productions
  • Work on Social media engagement and write PSA & digital copy
  • Interaction via Zoom calls, email, and phone with the 6abc community and corporate partners
  • Connecting with community-based non-profit organizations, and the communities that interact with and are supported by 6abc

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Interest in pursuing a career in television/multi-media field
  • Being detail-oriented and able to handle many different responsibilities at the same time
  • Good news judgment and effective communication skills are essential, along with strong writing and video editing skills
  • Strong, ongoing knowledge of long form TV & video production
  • Has attention to detail and set priorities
  • Flexibility and Ability to Multitask in a Fast-Paced Environment
  • Experience with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Prior experience working in an office setting, including answering emails in a professional manner. Television writing and video editing skills (Final Cut Pro)
  • Social media proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in community engagement, corporate citizenship & social responsibility, event planning, urban development, or social media/branding a plus.
  • Major or previous coursework in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Business Administration or related major
  • Proficient in Zoom meeting coordination
  • Prior TV or Video production internship

Additional Information:

Additional Information
  • All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • At the time of application, students must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university, taking at least one class in the semester/quarter prior to participating – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR be currently participating in Disney Professional Internship
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule
  • Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within six (6) months of graduation date
Program Dates
  • All candidates must be available from August/September 2022 through January 2023
  • All candidates must be available to work 20 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor, and could include nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • All candidates must be able to work in the Philadelphia office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
Required Materials:
  • Résumé (outlining all your required qualifications)
  • College transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • A Cover Letter outlining your interest in this position, and relative experience in work, school, and extracurricular activities

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