Responsibilities: This internship is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in meteorology. The position requires either a major or minor in meteorology or atmospheric science. Duties include: climate research, operating the database, gathering important information and editing text for the show and or Tribune Weather Page, and answering the phone. Usually work two days per week.
Undergraduate (junior/senior standing) or graduate students attending an accredited college or university majoring in Broadcasting/Communications/Journalism or related field of study. Students must be able to obtain college credit for the internship experience (Internships are unpaid).
Equal Opportunity Emoployer
DURATION/HOURS: Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week during a 13-18 week period.
FALL (September December) WINTER/SPRING (January April) SUMMER (May August)
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to WGN-TV Human Resources Dept. Mail: 2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618 Fax: (773) 528-1387 Apply On-line: Please go to http://www.tribjobs.com, click on the Career Opportunities link then Job Search link and search for keyword “Weather Internship”.
Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.