Work With Us
An interesting and challenging experience is yours as an employee or intern of Connecticut Public.
Connecticut Public places strong emphasis on selecting the right candidate to drive the Company's creativity, innovation, content, and success. Whatever your position and responsibilities are: on the air and off, in front of the cameras and behind-the-scenes, everyone at Connecticut Public plays an important role in the Company's mission and vision. A career opportunity with Connecticut Public means joining a culture of unique perspectives, all working towards the same goal: to create a more informed public. When you join the team, you'll work alongside some of the most curious, intelligent, and accomplished employees with backgrounds in audio, visual, design, engineering, communications, information technology, finance, human resources, and so much more! We hope you'll consider becoming an integral part of a team committed to making a real difference in the lives of people here in Connecticut, and across the country.
We succeed through you and focus on employee professional development policies and procedures designed to maintain an employee-friendly, inclusive, and diverse workplace. Career growth and development is encouraged and on-site training is conducted in every function of the organization so staff can continue to "sharpen the saw."
Diversity and inclusion are central to our purpose.
At Connecticut Public, we see our staff as catalysts to change and innovation. Our content, collaboration, and work is stronger when differences are leveraged to generate more--and better--ideas, sparking innovation that further connects us to our audience and communities. We thrive on a workplace culture that creates space for discovery and inspiration. We believe in casting a wide net to find the best talent and our Human Resources team uses best practices to ensure inclusive recruiting by developing solid partnerships with organizations that represent the traditionally underrepresented groups.
Employees are rewarded with comprehensive compensation packages.
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Company-funded Disability Insurance (short-term and long-term)
- Life Insurance
- Voluntary Accident Indemnity Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Leave of Absence Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Pre-tax Programs (Health Savings Account)
- Tuition Assistance
- Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Employee Social Events
- Gym Partnerships
- Local Vendor Partnerships
- Professional Development Opportunities
How We Hire
All current opportunities are posted on our career page: https://ctpublic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home?c=ctpublic and are listed as "open until filled." We encourage candidates to apply for multiple opportunities.
Applicants with qualifications most closely matching the position requirements will be contacted for an interview, typically starting with a phone screening. If you are not selected to interview, you will receive an email notification.
Interviews are typically conducted in two to three rounds. Interviewees speak with a panel of stakeholders, often including the hiring manager, peers, a senior leader, and HR.
Interviews for some positions (particularly technical roles) may include a skill test or assessment. You will be informed prior to the interview if there is a test or assessment component.
If you are selected for a position, you can expect an official notification and verbal offer. All offers are carefully and thoughtfully determined by a number of indicators, including: market value, the candidate’s experience, and internal pay equity practices.
Upon acceptance of the offer, your employment will be contingent upon completion of a background check. CT Public uses E-Verify to verify employment authorization.
Need Proof of Income or Employment? Use The Work Number for accurate, secure verification.
When you are applying for a car loan, home mortgage or an apartment lease, you will need proof of income or employment, or both. For accurate, secure, income and employment information, Connecticut Public Broadcasting Inc., offers The Work Number.
For security purposes, access The Work Number to retrieve all the information to complete the process. The Work Number Access options include the web at www.theworknumber.com or you may call (800) 367-5690. If you still have questions, please contact The Work Number client Service Center at (800) 996-7566 or (800) 424-0253 (TTY-Deaf). Agents are available Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST.
For complete, easy step-by-step instructions on how to use The Work Number, please see the Tutorials.
We Participate in E-Verify
E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.(CBPI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to Protected Classes, including race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, disability (including physical, intellectual or learning disabilities or past or present history of a mental disability), political affiliation, family responsibilities, age, uniform service member status, veteran status, marital or civil union status, membership in a domestic partnership, gender (including gender identity, gender expression or status as a transgender person), genetic information, sexual orientation, and any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and local laws. In addition, CPBI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which CPBI has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity for all, CPBI practices affirmative action for minorities and women, the handicapped, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans. CPBI expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran.