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Carl Connection: History Internship

This opportunity is brought to us by a Carleton alum, Diana Fraser '14 ( You are welcome to reach out to Diana with any questions regarding the organization or the position prior to applying.


Job Category: Content
Requisition Number: HISTO01442
Location: St. Paul

We believe no story should be left untold. Throughout our region, we find stories of culture and innovation that impact our communities. Come learn at Twin Cities PBS (TPT), and enrich the lives of those around us through the power of public media through our History Internship.

This position is paid minimum wage, working approximately 20 hours per week, and is expected to run from May to November 2021. The qualified candidates will have a passion for research and a desire to work in public history, museums, library sciences and/or public media. Candidates must be currently enrolled in an educational program related to history, mass communications, journalism, library sciences or other job-related field.

  • Under the guidance of our History Production team, research and participate in community engagement of diverse histories with a concentration on the Latino|a|x experience in Minnesota
  • Learn and support media asset acquisition, including scanning and organizing media assets (still photos & footage)
  • Provide archival research, including video archives, personal collections, online assets, library archives and others as needed
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as database entry, paperwork/digital filing, and general support
  • On-the-job experience supporting our outreach, marketing, and community engagement needs
  • Design and facilitate a presentation for funding partners outlining research work and accomplishments of the internship experience
  • Potential field production experience including collecting releases during shoots and media logging (dependent on COVID-19 safety precautions)
  • Participate in internal networking sessions to gain a broader perspective of Twin Cities PBS and our work

  • Enrolled in a higher education program and working toward a degree in history, mass communications, media/journalism, library sciences or other job-related field
  • Keen interest in archival and content research
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse communities
  • Able to successfully handle details with accuracy in a fast-paced, multi-client setting
  • Ability to work remotely due to current TPT COVID-19 precautions
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and prior experience with video production editing, Adobe Premiere Pro CC is preferred, but not required
  • Experience using social media for content creation
  • A valid driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation for offsite needs related to the position

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