Intern - NBC 4 - Academic Year


New York, NY 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Academic Year Internship Program:
• Applications Close: June 9, 2023 at 11:59pm ET. Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – don't delay!
• Program Dates: September 18, 2023 – April 19, 2024
• Time Commitment: 16-24 hours per week. Exact schedule to be determined based on business need. We will do our best to accommodate course schedules.

To Apply:
• Submit a one-page resume that outlines your work experience, accomplishments, and your graduation month and year.
• Submit a cover letter that highlights your passion for NBCUniversal, the locations (listed below) you are open to for internships, and your top areas of interest (opportunities listed below).
• Upload a transcript (unofficial transcripts are fine) that confirms your status as an actively enrolled student in a degree-granting program.

NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal's local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 US markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. NBCUniversal Local's stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere.    

Areas of placement may include, but are not limited to:  

Better Get Baquero  
Our interns do research, telephone interviews, book shoots, and log video. Our interns work closely with an on-camera reporter and segment producer and will learn how to generate news content as part of a team.    


This is an internship working for New York's Biggest I-Team. We cover a broad range of topics: law enforcement, politics, public health, legislative policy. We dig beneath the surface of the headline to give our viewers a little bit more than the news of the day. The ideal candidate is curious and believes in the power of journalism. Someone who has stories to bring to the table and is eager to learn how to turn them into Television. 

New York Live

New York Live is a daily entertainment and lifestyle show highlighting local restaurants and businesses, celebs, Broadway shows, and people making a difference in their communities. We're a small team so we rely on our interns heavily. From assisting producers and talent on field shoots and in the studio to editing segments for the show.    

News Planning 

Find stories, call contacts for details, fact check production and talent schedules, assist during breaking news, shadow reporters and producers in the field/control room, pre-interview guests and more. Interns often sit on the desk and get pulled into breaking news, answering phones and immersed in the news making process. 


The Assignment Desk is the heartbeat of the newsroom. We are on top of all the news that's going on for the day and beyond. We make sure that the producers and reporters have the most up to date information and that all our info has been verified. The Assignment Desk is on top of all the breaking news that's reported and we're also responsible for sending the reporters and crews to cover those stories.    


WNBC Digital is the digital team of NBC New York, the flagship NBC local station. WNJU Digital is the digital team of Telemundo 47, the network's New York City station. We run a 24/7 digital newsroom supporting a website, an app, OTT channels, social channels and other networks in the NBC family, with a mixture of text, audio and video products. The intern will be expected to contribute to all of those products, from processing AP stories and writing original copy, to shooting and editing video, to writing and producing podcasts, plus other duties as assigned.    

Creative Services

The Creative Services department is a duopoly department, servicing WNBC and WNJU. The group ensures the promotion of programming, talent and special initiatives that the businesses undertake including Clear the Shelters, Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting and many more. In addition, the department supports divisional and network promotional efforts. This intern will shadow the Graphic Design manager through the creation of motion graphics for video deliverables, projects and initiatives, as well as work with the Manager as promotions and projects go from concept to design and assist in the execution of graphic projects.

Sales & Marketing    
Our ideal candidate is someone who has some tv, social and/or digital marketing business or research knowledge and/or experience. Projects for this internship will include creating PowerPoint presentations, updating and gathering content for Sales & Marketing portfolio, assisting Account Executives and the marketing team with research, rating reports and assist with event activations.    


Basic Requirements:
• Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the entire duration of the program.
• Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits).
• Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship by NBCUniversal.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

Desired Characteristics:
• Students with class standing of junior or above preferred.
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
• A background in any of the following areas: Journalism, Production, Communications, English, Digital Media, Research, Sales, Finance, Marketing    
• Strong interest in the media industry     
• Commitment to building an inclusive work environment     
• Ability to multitask and highly organized     
• Excellent verbal and written communication     
• Previous internship experience within a corporate setting    
• Social Media Platforms    
• Final Cut Pro    
• Adobe Creative Cloud, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere  
• Knowledge of typography in digital media, color and composition, as well as an interest in graphic design and motion graphics
• SEO tools such as Google Trends    
• AP Style writing     
• Fluent in Spanish is a plus (written and verbal)   

The hourly rate for student interns is $17.00.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re2072-3-231-217-107-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $17.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)