|For Immediate Release:|
NAPT Joins Forces with Public Television Stations to Offer a Multimedia Internship
Deadline to Apply is March 31, 2012
Lincoln, Neb.: Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT) is looking to partner college students and Public Television stations to offer three multimedia summer internships. From a pool of applicants, NAPT will select three currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students for a 10-week, paid internship.
Interns can be located at NAPT's offices at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, or at a participating Public Television station.
NAPT's Executive Director Shirley K. Sneve (Rosebud Sioux) commented, "Providing experience for Native students in the media is important to ensure that we can continue a strong tradition of digital storytellers. We are grateful for the support of local PBS stations in helping us achieve this goal."
About NAPTNative American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT)
, a non-profit 501(c)(3) which receives major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, shares Native stories with the world through support of the creation, promotion and distribution of Native media. Founded in 1977, through various media--Public Television, Public Radio and the Internet--NAPT brings awareness of Indian and Alaska Native issues. NAPT operates VisionMaker
--your premier source for quality Native American educational and home videos. All aspects of our programs encourage the involvement of young people to learn more about careers in the media--to be the next generation of storytellers. NAPT is located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. NAPT offers student employment, internships and fellowships. Reaching the general public and the global market is the ultimate goal for the dissemination of Native-produced media.
Download the Internship Application: Word
Contact: Jessica Kinser, NAPT Marketing Director