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AP’s 12-week, paid Business Associates Program offers graduate-level students the opportunity to partner with one of our business management teams on key corporate projects and initiatives. Business associates will work side-by-side with AP’s senior business leaders and staff, collaborating and developing ideas, sharpening critical-thinking and research skills, and engaging in today’s media industry complexities at a highly strategic level. They will perform both broad-based and smaller-scale research directly related to current projects and initiatives aimed at shifting  AP’s marketplace position from one of competing to dominating. 

Am I eligible?

The program is open to full-time graduate-level students enrolled in a college or university in the U.S., who have a demonstrated interest in media. Previous employment experience in research or the media industry, or graduate studies geared toward those areas is a plus. 

Applicants should have strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, must be able to meet tight deadlines with strong attention to detail and have excellent communication skills. Punctuality and professional attire are required. Additional qualifications vary by individual opportunity.

When does the program start?

The full-time, paid, 12-week internship starts June 1, 2015.

How to apply

The application period for the 2015 internship period is closed. 

Required documents for internships include:

  • A resume, including your contact information
  • A cover letter describing the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to AP and what you expect to gain from the AP Business Associates Program

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