NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program Accepting Applications

Students interested in pursuing a career in broadcast journalism should consider the NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program in New York City.

Current Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) student members can apply for the NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program through February 24, 2017. NBCUniversal will offer four students the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs or platforms for summer 2017 as interns:

  • The Today Show
  • Nightly News with Lester Holt
  • Dateline
  • CNBC

Those four students will be paid an hourly rate for 10 weeks and must live in New York City during the summer of 2017. NBCUniversal will provide a $2,000 housing stipend to candidates who live outside a 50 mile radius from NBC Tri-State Area offices.

What students need to know to apply:

  • Applicants must have a serious interest in pursing a career in broadcast journalism.
  • Applicants must be enrolled sophomores or above and on track to receive a bachelor’s or advanced degree from a college or university in the United States.
  • Recent graduates will not be considered.
  • Production experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply.
  • NBC News Group will determine which students will be places with which show, but students can indicate preferences.
  • A current NAJA Student Membership is required.

Apply online by February 24, 2017.

This information comes to ICMN from NAJA, which has served and empowered Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures for more than 30 years.