NABJ-NBC News Summer Internship Program

Jan 29, 2018

The National Association of Black Journalists is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Internship Program!

The NABJ/NBC News Summer Internship gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading News divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. NBCUniversal will offer interns the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2018:
America’s #1 morning news program, The Today Show
The top ranked evening program, Nightly News with Lester Holt
Our primetime long form news program, Dateline
Our 24 hour cable news channel, MSNBC
Our top rated business news cable channel, CNBC

Selected interns will receive $14 an hour, plus overtime (over 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer to work within the NBC News. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50 mile radius from our Tri-State Area offices. Production experience is preferred, but not required.

All the internships are located in 30 Rockefeller Center, with the exception of the placements at CNBC, which are located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Transportation is provided to Englewood Cliffs, NJ from various location in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The official start date of the program is Monday, June 4, 2018. If your academic schedule impedes your ability to start on this date, alternatives can be discussed.

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a current NABJ member
Students must be willing to live in New York City or its environs for the duration of the internship.
Must be 18 years old or older
Must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university
Must be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student
Must major in journalism or a communications discipline
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US without holding a VISA or sponsorship
Recent graduates will not be considered.

Application Requirements:
Essay Question: In 150-200 words, state why you want to pursue a career in broadcast journalism and what you hope to gain from the internship experience.
School Transcript
1 Letter of Reference

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Apply on the NABJ website.