WACA 2012 EEO Public File Report
For each vacancy, the recruitment sources utilized:
- N/A. No hires during the previous year.
List and brief description of initiatives undertaken pursuant to paragraph (c)(2) of this section during the preceding year:
- 2011- 2012 Internship Program
The Station partnered with Howard County Public School System, under the program of the "Gifted and Talented Intern/Mentor Program". The program is a college-level course in which students design an original research study or creative production in a self-selected area of interest. Student research or creative production focuses on contributing new knowledge to the field of study. The G/T Resource Teacher facilitates internship experiences at a Job site, focusing on advanced-level research methodologies, college-level writing, and oral presentation skills. At the mentor site, students apply the knowledge and skills they have learned in an authentic, professional environment.
The employment unit provided intern with hand-on experience in her field of interest for her future Journalism career. The duties included on-the job training that included in general media and broadcast exposure such as production, board operation, sound editing, announcing, on-air appearance, public affairs, creative writing, receptionist and clerical work.
The Station's staff provided a supportive learning environment for the student to enhance the capacity for further learning in the media field.
The employment unit provided internship training for one (1) high school student during the Fall period of September to December 2011and the winter period January to April 2012.