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Internships are available for every CGS student in every area of study. CGS students have completed internships with a variety of well-known companies and organizations throughout the Pittsburgh region and beyond.
Spring 2021 Institute of Politics Internship with an Elected Official
The Institute of Politics, Elsie Hillman Civic Forum is now accepting applications for its Spring 2021 cohort of interns! Work with an elected official at the federal, state, or local level and learn more about how our region’s policy-makers work with and respond to their constituents, make important policy decisions, and engage in the political process. This semester-long internship (January-April) will likely be virtual in the Spring 2021 term, and it will be an enriching experience where you can earn 4 credits from the political science or public service department and learn about the historical, economic, and social background of Western PA through its weekly seminar. The internship is open to any undergraduate pursuing any major with preference given to juniors and seniors. For questions about the application or program, please contact Meredith Mavero at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: November 1. For more informaiton and to apply, visit the Institute's website.
Sports Television Internship
The College of General Studies (CGS), Pitt Athletics, and the Pitt Panthers Television department have teamed up to provide students with an exciting new internship opportunity. Students selected for an internship at Pitt Panthers TV work with an executive producer to cover a Pitt sport, and learn how to produce live television broadcasts for air on The Comcast Network, ACC Digital Network, and/or ESPN 3. Interns may create graphics for broadcasts, write scripts for talent, edit highlight packages, assist the director, and more.
Successful interns are self-starters who enjoy being creative and working with others, and who want to learn how to successfully produce live television. The internship is offered for credit and may grow into a paid position in the control room for the right candidate. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and which Pitt sport(s) interests you to email@example.com. For more information, see your CGS advisor.