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WOSU Public Media is proud to support students in their academic and professional goals by offering a variety of work experiences. Students will gain valuable real-world knowledge through hands-on experiences and collaboration with industry professionals.

Student work opportunities are available to undergraduate students currently enrolled at The Ohio State University or Denison University for a minimum of 6 credit hours. All student positions are paid and academic credit is available for students needing an internship for their major.

Students wishing to volunteer for internships to receive college credit can submit inquiries to internship@wosu.org. Unpaid internships are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


Job Title: Student Engineering Assistant

Work Schedule: M-F; Hours flexible.

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 hours per week

Compensation: $10/hour

Job Description: WOSU is seeking a Student Assistant 3 interested in professional engineering experience within WOSU Public Media. The student will work closely with WOSU engineering staff who will provide mentorship within the broadcast engineering field and evaluate growth within the profession. Our goal is to spark a potential career in broadcast engineering by providing a unique and valuable hands-on experience within WOSU. Responsibilities include: Assisting in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all technical aspects of Television, Radio & IT equipment; General troubleshooting component levels in various types of equipment within the broadcast facility; Experiencing various levels of broadcast engineering concepts within the WOSU studios and transmitter sites;l working with various departments to learn the integrated systems used throughout WOSU.

Qualifications: Ability to communicate and work successfully in a completely virtual environment;  Must have a genuine interest in engineering and be willing to work collaboratively. Must be able to lift, set-up and operate equipment up to 50 pounds and able to sit, stand, reach, climb, kneel, crawl and work at reasonable heights in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions.

To Apply:  Send resume and federal work-study award letter if applicable to internship@osu.edu.

 

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