APTN is committed to fostering the talent and skills of young and emerging Indigenous Peoples.

Paid Internships and Work Experience:

Supporting Indigenous post-secondary students nationwide by providing them with paid internship and work experience opportunities.

Students are exposed to a practical overview of television broadcasting and the beneficial skills required to start a successful career in broadcasting.

APTN’s Work experience Program is aimed at working collaboratively with educators at high school and post-secondary educational institutions to identify suitable Indigenous students to enroll in our program. Students who successfully completed our Work Experience Program are eligible to apply for a paid internship opportunity.

Paid Internship Opportunity

If you are interested in gaining practical work experience that will expose you to the real world of television broadcasting in a fast paced news reporting setting, APTN’s Internship Program is for you!

Opportunity to put what you’ve learned into practice, build your contact list and further develop the skills necessary to have a successful career in television broadcasting.

As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and Manitoba’s Top 25 Employers, APTN is proud to play an important role in supporting the development and future careers of Indigenous students in the television broadcasting industry.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a First Nations, Inuit or Métis permanent resident of Canada
  • Desire to follow a career path in the television broadcast industry
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary Journalism or Television Broadcasting Program at an accredited Canadian institution, preferably in the final year of studies.
  • Commit to a defined timeframe on a full time basis at APTN. This position is paid and may potentially lead to continued employment at APTN.

When applying for the Internship Program, you must provide:

  • Current resume
  • Copy of official transcript of most recent marks
  • Proof of current registration in a full-time post-secondary Journalism or Television Broadcasting Program at an accredited Canadian institution
  • One page statement of approximately 500 words outlining your education, experience and career goals
  • You may also submit any letters of recommendation that you believe may be useful to your application.

There is no deadline date for the Internship Program. Visit Job Openings to apply.