NABEF Launches Technology Apprenticeship Program
Mar 3, 2011 12:40 PM
Washington, DC – Mar 3, 2011 – The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) will debut a six-month Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) designed to expose 10 high-tech graduates and professionals to the broadcast industry. Program highlights include a two month, hands-on apprenticeship at a radio or television station, as well as completion of a three-day training program located at a major technology manufacturer.
In addition to the apprenticeship and training program, TAP participants will receive free admittance to the NAB Show, where the technology advances will be highlighted during several scheduled TAP training sessions. TAP students will also participate in an informational webinar featuring experts from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), and will wrap up their training at NAB headquarters with additional instruction from the NAB Science and Technology department and a final webcast presentation assignment.
TAP is open to college and technical school seniors, recent graduates and individuals seeking to enter the broadcast industry. All applicants must have experience or training in IT, digital technologies, broadcast engineering or other related areas in order to be considered. More information is posted at the NABEF website.
The award will be presented at the 2011 Celebration of Service to America Awards on June 26, 2011….
The honor is to be awarded to a single individual for outstanding contributions to the art and/or science of radio engineering that have made a significant impact on, or improvement in the state of the public radio industry….