WASHINGTON, DC - The NAB Education Foundation has announced a new paid internship program designed to reinforce the broadcast industry's diversity efforts by increasing the number of women and people of color entering the broadcast engineering field. College seniors and recent college graduates who have demonstrated an interest in working with digital audio and video, computer technology, HD Radio or HDTV are encouraged to apply.
NABEF will select 10 students or recent graduates to participate in the program. Interns will attend NAB2007 in Las Vegas, the world's largest electronics media show, where they will participate in a one-day session and tour the exhibit show floor. The participants will also be provided with an eight-week paid internship in engineering and technology at a radio or television station during the summer of 2007.
Applicants should visit the NABEF Web site and apply no later than is March 1.
The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest in supporting and advocating: education and training programs, strategies to increase diversity, initiatives stressing the importance of the First Amendment, community service, philanthropy and timely broadcasting issues.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.