Spring Intern - NBC 4 LA


Universal City, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Spring 2023 Internship Program:
• Applications Close: October 7, 2022 at 11:59pm ET. Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – don't delay!
• Program Dates: January 17 – April 21, 2023
• 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:


Interns will work side by side with show producers and story producers working under deadline to produce accurate and compelling stories. Interns assist with a variety of News Gathering responsibilities.  Interns may have opportunities in the following areas: OTT, Assignment Desk, Sports, Investigative, Politics, and Weekends.

Local Integrated Media

Interns will work with an integrated digital news team, working alongside veteran award-winning journalists who publish on the TV stations' websites in English and Spanish, post to their branded social channels, and much more. Interns will cultivate news writing skills, work in a fast-paced environment, sharpen reporting skills, and learn to work in a multitude of programs toward one major goal: breaking accurate news fast online. The team works in tandem with the TV stations' newscasts, converting on-air scripts to easy-to-read digital stories with attention-grabbing headlines.  

Local Integrated Sales Marketing

Local Integrated Sales Marketing Intern will assist with production and creative requests, interface with lifestyle show, producers, management and sales AE's to help the process work flow. This is an amazing opportunity to touch many parts of the sales and production process. 


Basic Requirements:
• Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the length 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 Universal City, CA.

Desired Characteristics:
• Students with class standing of junior or above preferred.
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
• 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  
• AP Style writing   
• Fluent in Spanish is a plus (written and verbal)  
• For Production/Editorial: Experience on a school newspaper or campus news station is a plus.  
• For Creative/Digital: Experience with social media platforms and various creative tools (i.e. Adobe Photoshop or Premiere, Wordpress) and/or photography experience preferred.    
• A background in any of the following areas: Journalism, Production, Communications, English, Digital Media, Photography, Research, Sales, Finance, Advertising, Marketing  

Additional Requirements:
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

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-rvnpen-18-208-132-74-42 in your application.