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NBCU News Group Technology Virtual Internships - Summer 2023

Company Description

See yourself at NBCU! 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 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. NBCU interns receive career prep, leadership exposure, connection to other interns, networking, and of course, all the fun you can imagine along the way.

To meet students where they are, we will host summer internships in both a virtual and in-person format. Opportunities listed will either be in-person (requiring an intern to work from an NBCU office location 3-5 days per week) based on the location mentioned or virtual, depending on business needs.

In addition to all of our internships being paid, we will also offer the following for our Summer 2023 interns:
  • Paid company holidays for full-time interns.
  • Robust networking, learning and development opportunities for all interns, whether in-person or virtual.
  • Financial assistance to offset expenses for transportation and housing may be available on a needs-based basis for eligible in-person interns. More details about eligibility for this assistance will be provided at the time of offer.

Job Description

Summer 2023 Internship Program:
  • Applications Close: February 3, 2023 at 11:59pm ET. Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – don't delay!
  • Program Dates: June 5 – August 11, 2023
  • Time Commitment: 40 hours per week. Exact schedule to be determined based on business need.

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.

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

NBC News Digital Insights 
Supporting the digital insights team in designing, conducting and analyzing primary research including surveys, in-depth interviews, focus groups, and user testing. The Digital Insights team works with NBC News, MSNBC and TODAY. 

NBC News Data Visualization 
This team is responsible for explaining the news through visualizations and data analysis. We build interactives, charts, maps, illustrations, graphics and more to tell the news in a compelling and thoughtful way. The intern should be interested in data visualizations and be an avid news reader. You should have an interest in data journalism and will help find stories that we could be telling in a new and visual way. You will also help create charts, maps and graphics for breaking news stories and for reported features. 

NBC News Digital Creative Design/UX  
As a part of the Product and Design team at NBC News Digital, you’ll join in as we design the future of our products, supporting flexible systems that fuel brands like NBC News, MSNBC, TODAY, Telemundo, and more. Our team of designers are involved from strategy to execution for our mobile apps, OTT platform, web experiences, and the Big Board used on broadcast. You will also have the opportunity to gain exposure to our cross-functional teams and learn from product, engineering, and user insights leaders in addition to being embedded in the design team.


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 working from a location within the United States during all hours worked.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Students with class standing of junior or above preferred.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Strong interest in the media and/or technology industry.
  • Previous internship experience or on-campus leadership/projects a plus.
  • For technical roles: Knowledge of HTML, C++, CSS (SASS, PostCSS, LESS), Java, Javascript, rxJava Adobe Illustrator, D3.js, QGIS, Wireframing, Figma, Sketch, Principle, XML, Git, GraphQL, REST, Android Studio, React.js, Vue.js, Aurelia, Selenium/Appium/TestNG, JIRA, GitHub, Python and/or PowerShell, Microsoft PowerBI / Tableau reporting and visualizations.
  • Desired Majors: Digital/New Media Studies, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Analytics, Data Journalism, Information Technology, Network Engineer, Mobile Development, Programming, Product Management, Project Management, Software Engineering, Statistics, Web Design, Web Development, Technology Management, User Experience (UX).

The hourly rate for this internship is $25.00.

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.

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