Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Careers

There are no current job openings at Mountain Lake PBS.


New York State Broadcasters Association Intern Program

Attention high school seniors and undergraduate college students interested in a career in radio and television broadcasting. Would you like to work at WCFE, Mountain Lake PBS? If a career in broadcasting sounds interesting, send us a resume and cover letter telling us why you’d like to work for us. We’ll review your application and, if qualified, we will reach out for an interview. This is a paid internship for a total of 180 hours. Internships may run Fall, Spring or Summer sessions. 


It is the intent of this program to actively recruit and hire interns that are:
– at least 17 years of age
– residents of New York State or are attending school in New York State
– first time entrants into the program

Send your application to the NYSBA Intern Program, WCFE-Mountain Lake PBS, One Sesame Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 or email it to and place NYSBA Intern in the subject line. Good luck! Get your application in today. Deadline is March 1, 2022.

See a full internship description here.


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