Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Careers

Operations Assistant 

Mountain Lake PBS is seeking an Operations Assistant to work in the engineering department to maintain the station’s technical equipment both in the studio and at our transmission sites. Applicants should be efficient in troubleshooting hardware and software of broadcast equipment, production equipment, and supporting equipment such as AC power generators, uninterruptible power supplies, cooling systems, etc. Applicants should have a general knowledge of video production and maintenance skills that can be applied throughout the office. This position will remain open until filled. Mountain Lake PBS is an equal opportunity employer. See full job description here.

To apply email your resume and  cover letter to



This position is coordinated through the SUNY Plattsburgh Mass Communications Department and is full time for one semester. An academic internship is dependent on department approval, required courses, and GPA, and is normally done in senior year. Interns assist in local productions as production assistant, videotape editor, videographer, or researcher. When appropriate and in collaboration with a producer interns serve as writer or field interviewer. This internship is for credit hours only and is unpaid.

Marketing & Communications

Opportunities to become involved might include assisting with social media creation and management, website content creation and maintenance, writing press releases,  researching media opportunities, creating and placing advertising, planning and executing special events, assist with mailings, as well as handling details of a wide range of projects and activities related to the promotion of Mountain Lake PBS. Minimum 6 hours per week. This internship can be for credit hours or as a volunteer position.


Internships in this field allow you to expand your knowledge of non-profit administration and improve your communication skills in various forms. As an intern you would assist with: letter writing and/or design for appeals, thank you letters to donors and volunteers, budget development, revenue analysis, information and data management, expanding the overall mission of Mountain Lake PBS with creative ingenuity, and events and member drives.


Mountain Lake PBS is an equal opportunity employer, and offers employment opportunities in a variety of disciplines including production, programming, development, communications, engineering, information technology and many other areas.

If you are interested in applying for a position or internship, please email or mail your cover letter and resume to:

Mountain Lake PBS
ATTN: Human Resources
One Sesame Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901