Summer Intern - Franchise Strategy


Universal City, CA 03-29-2024
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Summer 2024 Internship - Intern, Franchise Strategy (UP&E)


Universal Products & Experiences

Universal Products & Experiences (UP&E) globally drives the expansion and elevation of NBCUniversal's iconic collection of brands, intellectual properties, characters, and stories based on the company's extensive portfolio of properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination, DreamWorks Animation and NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. The division executes this through innovative physical and digital products, engaging retail and product experiences across our expansive global theme park destinations (for both owned and 3rd party IP), location-based venues, e-commerce product platforms, and retailers around the world. Along with global brand strategy and creative, UP&E's three lines of business include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, as well as Theme Parks Products & Retail. UP&E is a division of Universal Destinations & Experiences, part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Universal Products & Experiences is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce of the highest caliber. We are committed to fostering equitable and inclusive environments that honor the experiences, perspectives, and uniqueness of each colleague.

Summer 2024 Internship Program

See yourself at UP&E! Be a part of our intern community, a diverse group of curious and passionate trailblazers who we believe are the future of our industry.

The NBCUniversal Products & Experiences Internship Program allows students to unlock their potential by contributing to big projects in meaningful ways that matter. To thrive as an NBCU intern, you are ready to bring your passion for media, entertainment, and technology along with your desire to learn each day.

Your professional development is important to us. Interns receive career guidance, leadership connections, and networking opportunities!


To qualify for this internship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
• Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program (Business, Marketing or a related field).
• Rising Sophomore and above required (30 Credits or more).
• Available to work onsite a minimum of 3 days a week.

Important Details
• Applications Open: February 2nd - March 8th.
• Program Dates: June – Aug (10 weeks).
• Full-time Los Angeles based role.

Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – don't delay!

To Apply
• Submit a one-page resume that outlines your work experience, education, accomplishments, your graduation month /year and major.
• Submit a cover letter that highlights your passion for Universal Products & Experiences and a summary of your qualifications for your internship of choice. (1 page or less)
• Upload a transcript that confirms your status as an actively enrolled student in an accredited degree-granting program. (unofficial transcripts are fine) and your current GPA.
• Design Roles: Submit an updated portfolio with password. PDF format preferred.

Job Description

• Be a proactive pivotal team member supporting the Franchise Strategy objectives across

all live action film and television properties
• Develop competitor case studies, looking at insights, box office performance, TV ratings,

consumer product offering and retail sales data
• Assist with film & TV consumer product campaigns
• Support marketing efforts with strong project management skills
• Analyze data to identify gaps and opportunities across all core franchises
• Maintain Franchise decks with latest information ensuring all teams are informed with

the most recent Franchise and Marketing information, timings and facts
• Build intern network across other divisions to aid information sharing and participate in

cross-divisional intern projects
• Ad hoc projects as directed by the team


• Currently in pursuit of an Associate or Bachelor degree at an Accredited Institution and

be able to provide documentation to confirm degree progress. Recent graduates will NOT

be considered.
• Seeking preferred majors in Marketing, Brand Strategy, Business Administration,

Graphic Design or related.
• Strong Keynote skills
• Experience with Outlook and Microsoft Suites, esp. working knowledge of Excel
• Experience with Photoshop is a plus, not required

Desired Characteristics
• Completion of at least one previous internship or other relevant experience in your

desired field
• Previous work experience in an office environment is a plus
• Creative collaborator, skilled facilitator, and savvy influencer
• Ability to interact with senior leadership and key stakeholders
• Able to work independently and manage multiple high priority projects
• Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate.

Additional Requirements:
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary: $17/hour - $20/hour

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 by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyne33-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $17.00 to $20.00 Per Hour ($ USD)