Internship Program Information
is our hope that you will develop the same passion we have for radio. Your
self-motivation is critical. When selecting people for this program we look
for individuals who demonstrate a real interest in this business. Even if you
arenít yet sure which aspect interests you most, the fact that you apply
and get your foot in the door is the best way to take the first step toward
developing your professional future. Hereís what we would expect of you while
Punctuality- Be here when you
say you will be.
Motivation- Use your time here
to pursue your project or assignment with determination.
questions. Follow people around. Donít be afraid to seek clarification if
something is not clear to you.
Flexibility- One of the most
important personal aspects of this industry is being able to modify the most
meticulously prepared plans. Radio is a medium of the moment.
Patience- Because we have to
be flexible, sometimes we may have to put you off, reschedule a meeting or make
you wait. Bear it with a grin because itís part of the game.
Persistence- Donít be afraid
of being pushy. Most of us in this business got here because we bugged someone
until they gave in and gave us our shot. If you know you have a talent for what
we do, take the steps you need to realize your goal.
Even if you have already decided what career you would like to pursue in radio, it is important to understand how each department works. During an internship here at Cumulus Broadcasting in Poughkeepsie we will give you the chance to work in multiple departments. This will provide you with an understanding on how radio works as a whole. Additionally, your internship may help guide you to the departments of highest interest to you in hopes of helping you make some wise career choices.
Some tasks that you will do as
If you're interested in applying for an internship with the Cumulus Media stations in Poughkeepsie, click here to fill in and submit your application.
You may also stop by our offices at 2 Pendell Road in Poughkeepsie (just down the street from Dutchess Community College) during business hours (m-f: 9a - 5p) to fill out an internship application in person.
further information on the internship program,