As a student intern at WUCF, you get hands-on experience in a major market media station amongst award-winning professionals. From content creation to lifelong education, the award-winning team at WUCF will help you prepare for your future in public media.
Interested in learning from Central Florida's Storyteller?
Scroll down for to learn about various internship opportunities.
When to Apply:
- For Fall Semester:(September through December)
Applications accepted July 1 – August 15.
- For Spring Semester: (January through May)
Applications accepted October 1 – November 15.
- For Summer Semester: (May through August)
Applications accepted March 1 – April 15.
WUCF Internship Opportunities
WUCF Communications Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring
Interns will learn and explore tasks including digital and social media campaign strategies and creative, writing and editing for digital communications as well as content management for websites.
WUCF Corporate Partnerships Intern - 1 Fall/1 Spring
This intern will work with the Community Impact team to help identify and cultivate partnerships with Central Florida corporations and non-profit businesses. Assist with research, reviewing copy, learning FCC guidelines and more.
WUCF Education Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring/1 Summer
Interns assist the WUCF Education team connect with students, educators and families, engaging with local and PBS Kids content priorities centered around education. Currently open to College of Education students only. Please go through the UCF College of Education for more information.
WUCF FM Production Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring
Interns will learn the aspects of running a jazz-focused radio station. Tasks include assisting with recorded performances, organizing music, playlists and more. Pre-requisite is Radio Production (RTV 4561)
WUCF TV Production Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring
Duties and tasks include learning tv studio and field production gear and practices.
Pre-requisite is TV Practicum (RTV 3942L)
WUCF TV NewsNight Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring
This position will assist the WUCF NewsNight team on their weekly program. Duties include research, writing, editing and more.
WUCF IT Intern – 1 Fall/1 Spring
This position will assist in WUCF IT functions. Tasks include answering call tickets, learning the media operation from the IT perspective.
Frequently Asked Questions
What factors do you consider when selecting an intern?
An applicant's skills, strengths, academic record, prior experience, career interests, and current departmental needs at WUCF.
Are WUCF TV internships paid or unpaid?
All internships are unpaid and must be completed for college credit. WUCF also considers "work-study" students and special academic mentor programs.
How often do you offer internships?
WUCF offers internships every semester in different departments throughout the station depending upon need.
How do I apply?
Download this application and email it here along with your resume and cover letter detailing your career interests, prior experience, and why you would be a good fit for the WUCF team.
When do I apply?
To intern for the Fall semester, (September through December) applications will be accepted July 1 – August 15.
To intern for the Spring semester, (January through May) applications will be accepted October 1 – November 15.
To intern for the Summer semester, (May through August) applications will be accepted March 1 – April 15.
Any questions? Contact the WUCF People and Culture team for more information.