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Paid Student Internship Criteria Agreement

The stipend offered by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association (NBA) Paid Student Internship program is meant to assist NBA member station employment units (SEU) in providing paid internship opportunities to college students or high school students who have completed their junior year and are interested in a career in the broadcasting industry. In order to qualify for the stipend, the SEU must have an internship program that meets the criteria shown below.

If the criteria are not met, then the SEU will not qualify for the stipend offered by the NBA. The SEU receiving a stipend agrees it is the responsibility of the SEU to ensure that all criteria are met throughout the duration of the internship.The SEU receiving a stipend acknowledges and agrees that the NBA is not an employer of the intern.The SEU acknowledges and agrees that it will be the sole employer of the intern and that the intern will be compensated by the SEU for all hours worked in accordance with applicable state and federal law.The SEU receiving a stipend agrees the stipend will be paid to the SEU and not as wages or compensation to the intern.The SEU acknowledges and agrees that the NBA had nothing to do with the vetting, selection or employment of the intern, and agrees that by providing the stipend the NBA is in no way responsible for any liabilities associated with the internship and all such liabilities are assumed by the SEU.The SEU agrees to defend and indemnify the NBA in the event of any claim by the intern or third parties based on any aspect of the relationship between the intern and the SEU or asserting an employment relationship between the intern and the NBA.The SEU acknowledges and agrees that the SEU’s obligation to defend, hold harmless and indemnify the NBA is not limited but would apply to any threats, claims or actions that may be directed at the NBA.

Please complete and submit this form indicating that the SEU sponsoring this placement understands these expectations and agrees they will provide a qualifying internship for the intern under the foregoing terms and conditions.

11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144

Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

MISSION STATEMENT

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association was formed in 1934, with the purposes of advancing the best interests of the free, local, over-the-air, full service radio and television broadcast industry in the State of Nebraska, and in that regard to:

  • optimize the business and regulatory environment in which the broadcast industry operates on state, regional and federal levels
  • advance the state of the art of broadcasting
  • increase respect for and the credibility of broadcasting
  • help each broadcast station to better serve the public interest
  • otherwise engage in activities and other undertakings, including but not limited to Noncommercial Sustaining Announcement Programs (NCSA), which serve those purposes.

11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144

Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

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