How to Apply for the Internship Program

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Students interested in the summer 2020 internship may apply by sending a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Heather Navarro at:

Also, interested applicants must apply at this link.

Important: All applicants must note interest in working with on resume and/or cover letter.

The Details:

Who: NBCUniversal interns must meet the following criteria:


  • In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress.
  • Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without a visa or sponsorship
  • Needs to be able to work on-site in Universal City, CA
  • Internships at NBCUniversal are paid and do not require course credit
  • Deadline: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by Feb. 14, 2020
  • Spring Program Dates: January – May 2020

Desired characteristics

  • Experience working with a campus newspaper and AP Style
  • Experience working in a content management system, like WordPress
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish (writing and speaking)

When: Spring and fall interns are scheduled about 20 hours per week (summer session ranges from up to 40 hours), depending on availability. We offer three internship periods: spring, summer and fall.


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Where: The digital team is based in the NBC4 newsroom, located in the Brokaw News Center at 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg 2120, Universal City, CA 91608.

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