Mountain Lake PBS is honored to create the Tristan Fund, celebrating the life of Tristan Carlton Hallock.

Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Careers

Director of Development

Mountain Lake PBS, which serves the beautiful Adirondack region, the Champlain Valley, and Southern Quebec, seeks an experienced and energetic Director of Development to join our executive management team. This position is responsible for developing and implementing creative strategies for the organization’s Membership, Major Giving, Foundation & Corporate Support, and Fundraising Event efforts, and for the leadership, coaching, and support of Development and Underwriting team members. The right candidate for this position will have development, underwriting sales, and/or event experience, and a strong belief in the value of public and educational media. Demonstrated success in digital fundraising strategies a plus. Position opening due to retirement. Target hire date is in August. Mountain Lake PBS is an equal opportunity employer. See full job description here.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to



Interns assist in local productions as a production assistant, editor, videographer, and/or researcher. When appropriate and in collaboration with a Producer, interns may serve as writer or field interviewer. This unpaid internship may be for academic credit hours, or as a volunteer position.

Marketing & Promotion

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