Internship Program

The Broadcast Electronic Media Arts College & Industry Internship class is primarily online with media career related weekly readings and discussion boards and three major written career-related assignments that are presented to the class during three required in person class meetings scheduled throughout the semester.

Broadcast Electronic Media Arts Department interns are required to be concurrently enrolled in seven or more units while are taking the internship class.  Two of those units may be the internship class itself, so you will need to be also concurrently enrolled in a minimum of **FIVE** ADDITIONAL units.

Internships are *not* intended to teach students beginning production or other skills. Students are expected to learn these skills in Broadcast Electronic Media Arts classes and then apply the skills they learn in classes to their internship experiences. Each student is supported by the class and is responsible for finding their own internship within one month of the beginning of the semester.


Two Kinds of Internships

COLLEGE internships (BCST 160 A,B, C) are internships within the San Francisco Community College District. Most of these are paid internships in units such as Broadcast Media Services, Educational Access Television, the Audio Visual Department, College Public Relations, Technology Mediated Instruction Office, Governmental Relations Office, CCSF Athletics, etc. This internship class is intended for beginning students and/or students still developing production, programming and media writing skills.  Students may enroll in this class starting the first semester of study. Check your eligibility for student employment on the Student Hiring Eligibility website.

INDUSTRY internships (BCST 165 A,B) are internships outside the college at industry sites such as television stations, radio stations, the San Francisco Opera House, SF Giants, various local theaters, various live sound venues, sound recording studios, web design companies, production companies, etc. This class is intended for students who have completed at least some course work in their area of interest and want to apply what they've learned in a supervised industry setting.