Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Careers

Educational Production Specialist

Mountain Lake PBS, serving the beautiful Adirondack Region, the Lake Champlain Valley, and Southern Quebec, has an immediate opening for a full-time Educational Production Specialist for a one-year term to join the dedicated team at an active public and educational media operation. Applicants will be responsible for creative shooting, editing, graphic creation, audio mixing, and mastering for short and long-form educational video content. The Specialist will operate a variety of studio, field, and editing equipment for the production of live and taped telecasts, and be responsible for uploading educational content to PBS LearningMedia and other digital platforms. Mountain Lake PBS is an equal opportunity employer. See full job description here.

To apply, email resume and a cover letter to 


New York State Broadcasters Association Intern Program

Are you interested in a career in radio and television broadcasting? Would you like to work at Mountain Lake PBS? If you’re a high school senior or a college student, apply for our NYSBA Internship! 

Send us your resume and cover letter and let us know why you’d like to work with us. This is a paid internship for up to 180 hours of remote and/or in-person work. Internships may run Fall, Spring or Summer sessions.

See full internship description and eligibility requirements here.

Multimedia Educational Production

The multimedia production intern will be responsible for producing original content to be broadcast on Mountain Lake PBS and published on our online platforms. This internship is paid at the rate of $14.20 per hour (beginning 12/31/22) and may receive credit hours through your educational institution. See 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