Internship candidates must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses in radio, communication, marketing, journalism, public relations, or another related program. Students must exhibit professionalism to serve as appropriate representatives of WCIC. Fall and spring internships are 12-16 week programs, and summer internships are 10-12 week programs. Internships are part-time and unpaid but may be taken for credit hours. Candidates must submit a cover letter and resume and interview for each internship position.
There are three internship options available:
Intern will learn a variety of aspects of promotions including brainstorming, coordinating volunteers, creating promotions materials, assisting in station events and promotions, and interacting with listeners through email and answering phones. Responsibilities include managing the Family Calendar and Prayer Center on the Web site, mailing prizes, and assisting the Sterling Area Community Relations Director with various tasks and projects to develop listenership. Interest in marketing/promotions, computer and phone skills, and a desire to further the station's mission of sharing hope in Jesus are ideal characteristics.
Social Media Intern
Intern will assist in a variety of tasks including posting on Twitter and other social media, creating questions for the daily morning show trivia game (“He Said/She Said”), doing trending research, making updates to the Web site, and related tasks. Knowledge of trending, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Audition are very beneficial but not required. Efficient, knowledgeable use of social media is needed. Hours: 7-11 a.m. would be ideal.
Office Management Intern
Intern will get hands-on experience in everyday office management. The intern will assist with greeting station guests, answering phone calls, faxes, emails, data entry, mailings, and more. A high concentration of this internship will be focused on the current Spring or Fall fundraising season. The intern will be expected to contribute a high level of involvement during the actual week of the fundraiser. It is preferred applicants possess a knowledge of Excel, phone skills, and are comfortable with high phones usage. Task flexibility and desire to further the station’s mission of sharing hope in Jesus is essential.