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Role of An Intern
T. Howard interns play important roles in their various offices. Listed below are some of the general responsibilities T. Howard interns will have.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: utilizing related software to run reports and queries for various monthly processes; reconciling balance sheet accounts; recording journal entries and preparing related documentation; forecasting and budgeting; variance analysis; assisting with accounts, and performing ad hoc projects as necessary.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: working in the field and in the newsroom; working with assignment editors, photographers and news producers as they gather, research, write and produce the local news; helping to write, research, and produce local stories; assisting with writing headlines, developing content, editing and creating multimedia stories; getting hands-on experience creating photos and video for web and using social media tools like Twitter and Facebook to reach out to viewers; conducting interviews on various topics, screening, logging, and editing the interviews into sound bites; editing video clips; sorting anchor scripts; operating the TelePrompter; participating in editorial decisions; handling logistics for event locations; attending and monitoring events; and completing write-ups and reviews of the events.
Business: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting in business plans/models for new services; researching to assist in determining best prospects for new clients; assisting in identifying and evaluating new client prospects; assisting in creating new business development strategies; writing letters and emails; accompanying staff on meetings; learning to conduct competitive analysis; and supporting various office administrative duties.
Affiliate Sales/Relations: Responsibilities may include but are not limited: reconciling reports; researching/resolving vendor issues; preparing memos; processing documents for manual invoicing; reporting and analyzing revenues/expenses associated with Sales on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis; assisting with inventory management and analysis; assisting with daily maintenance of accounts; assisting in creating presentations for clients; helping team prepare for meetings by doing research, compiling materials and putting together PowerPoint presentations.
Affiliate Marketing/Distribution Marketing: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting in the overall development and implementation of marketing campaigns; working with the scheduling team in planning of spots and drop-ins; working with the digital team working on analytics; onsite support for special events; drafting post-campaign marketing reports; gathering and communicating collective feedback to advertising agencies; periodically updating status reports, as well as tracking, analyzing and presenting findings.
DIGITAL MEDIA/GRAPHIC DESIGN
Digital Media: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: logging materials; editing and screening content; media site management and uploading materials; making recommendations on creative direction; and maintaining video tracking. It is recommended that students entering a Digital Media internship are familiar with design software such as Final Cut Pro or Avid.
Graphic Design: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: re-sizing images; designing print and/or web graphics; updating websites; and research. It is strongly recommended that students entering a Graphic Design internship be familiar with graphic design software including the Adobe Creative Suite and basic HTML.
Engineering: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting engineers in the development and evolution of high-end digital television delivery systems and interconnectivity (systems include: video servers, routing and infrastructure, satellite and fiber transmission systems, content management, storage, data networking, asset management and editing.); obtaining hands-on exposure to many facets of television facility engineering, including processes, standards, formats, documentation and administration, repair & maintenance, project management and more.
Information Technology: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: day to day work and basic configuration and deployments; document procedures; application installments; environment configurations; installing and supporting new and existing applications on various server platforms; writing business requirements documents for new projects; providing Level 1 troubleshooting; and tracking tickets for network events.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting with the coordination and execution of tasks such as writing of reports and memos, research on legislative and regulatory issues, develop charts and graphs.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting the Human Resources (HR) team with projects within the core HR areas of: operations, recruitment, benefits administration, scheduling, and employee relations/employee communications; data entry; maintaining Microsoft Excel spreadsheets; screening resumes; and attending recruitment events.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting the production staff in various aspects of production, including pre and post production duties; logging tapes; video/DVD duplication; maintaining the tape library; research for upcoming and current productions; providing clerical and administrative support for the team; and other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: database and contact list management; day-to-day administrative assignments (answering phones, handling correspondents, making travel plans); photo services outreach in order to collect images for upcoming films or series programming; organizing publicity materials; media relations; writing Bios, News Releases; corporate blogging; internal communications; assisting with programming highlights and media alerts; organizing and archiving press materials; screening and logging materials; and assisting with special projects that may develop during the internship.
LAW(law students only)
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: reviewing, synthesizing and summarizing information from a variety of production, acquisition and distribution agreements; assisting with clearance and licensing matters including: researching, negotiating terms and fees for all third party resources; and assisting with drafting of memos, licenses, Agreement for Services, and maintenance of Consent & Release Agreements.