ESPN Internship BA Snyder 2019-01-08T16:42:35+00:00
Through our ongoing partnership between the NAHJ Sports Task Force and ESPN’s employee resource group SOMOS ESPN, an NAHJ student will be placed with ESPN. Applications will be accepted through February 22, 2019.
An NAHJ student has the opportunity to be placed in a paid internship with ESPN.
Paid for 10 weeks, 40 hours per week (rate will be discussed at the time of offer)
Held from June 10 – August 17, 2019
Internship will be held in Bristol, CT or Los Angeles, CA
ESPN offers subsidized housing in Bristol, CT for non-local interns
$3,500 stipend to go toward housing and travel
Programming during the summer includes speaker events with ESPN leaders and networking opportunities with recruiters for full-time positions
Journalism major, interest in pursuing a career in sports journalism
GPA of 3.0 or higher
NAHJ student member
Undergraduate or graduate student with a target graduation date of May 2019, Dec. 2019 or May 2020
The following materials are required:
Link to work samples
Cover letter explaining in 500 words or less why you’re a good fit for the internship
Letter of recommendation
Students will be placed in a production internship:
ESPN’s Production Department consists of three units: Studio Production, Event Production and International Production. The NAHJ Intern will likely be placed with our International Production team and may have technical responsibilities such as operating a teleprompter during live programming and content responsibilities such as editing material for air, producing highlight content for air and preparing element reels for producers.
SOMOS ESPN and the NAHJ Sports Task Force, which promotes diversity in America’s sports departments and provides programming toward developing future sports journalists, will review applications and submit them to ESPN. Applicants will be notified in March.
To join NAHJ or to apply, click here. Incomplete applications will not be considered.