2020 NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship applications open
NEW YORK CITY – In conjunction with the Native American Journalists Association, Comcast NBC Universal is taking applications for its 2020 The NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship.
According to a NAJA press release, the program gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading news divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC.
The release states that NBC Universal will offer fellows the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2020 as interns at The Today Show, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Dateline, MSNBC, CNBC and NBC’s digital properties.
Selected fellow will receive $16.50 an hour, plus overtime (more than 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50-mile radius from its tri-state area offices.
Production experience is preferred, but not required.
All the internships are located in 30 Rockefeller Center, with the exception of the placements at CNBC, which are located in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Transportation is provided to Englewood Cliffs from various locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
The official start date June 8. If students’ academic schedules impede their abilities to start on this date, alternatives can be discussed.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Be a current NAJA member with proof of tribal affiliation,
• Be willing to live in New York City or its environs for the duration of the internship,
• Be 18 years old or older,
• Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university,
• Be a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student,
• Major in journalism or a communications discipline,
• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and
• Have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a VISA or sponsorship.
Recent graduates will not be considered. Visit the online application
link to apply. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 28.