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Television Academy Foundation’s Internship Program 2018 for undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Deadline: January 16, 2018.

The Television Academy Foundation’s Internship Program provides 50 internships in over 30 different categories to college students nationwide. The program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth exposure to professional television production during an eight-week, paid summer period in Los Angeles.

Past hosts include:

  • ABC Studios
  • CBS
  • HBO
  • The Disney Channel
  • Nickelodeon
  • Fox TV Studios
  • E! Entertainment
  • NBC Universal
  • Warner Bros.
  • The Hub
  • Awesomeness TV
  • Stargate Studios
  • … and many others

Application Procedure:

Application and postmark deadline: January 16, 2018.

To be considered, required materials must be submitted online and by mail. Only one entry and one category per student. Please read Rules & Eligibility for details.

Required for Online AND Mail-In:

1. Information Page to include the following as shown below.

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Cell phone
  • College or university and expected graduation date
  • Status: freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Major/Minor
  • Number and title of category for which you are applying (see list of category descriptions – if applicable, specify genre)

2. Professional Statement of 300-400 words discussing the specific reasons for your choice of category and your professional objectives.
3. Resume

Mail-In Only (Not applicable for online):

4. Two letters of recommendation addressed to the Internship Committee (at least one must be from an academic and on the institution’s letterhead). All letters MUST be signed. Digital signatures are acceptable.
5. Transcript(s) from ALL colleges/universities attended with courses and grades, both college and graduate school, if applicable (unofficial photocopies will be accepted).
6. Supplemental materials (ONLY as necessary where indicated by category).

Supplemental audio/visual materials (Submitted online ONLY):

If your category requires supplemental materials, please use the following criteria when uploading (exception: Art Direction/Set Decorating and Costume Design). Storyboards must be one file smaller than 4MB. If a video is required, it must be uploaded via YouTube, Vimeo, or a publicly shared Dropbox folder. Private videos and broken links will be disqualified.

NOTE: Letters of recommendation and transcripts must be mailed in one package along with all other materials listed (#1 through #5). Failure to do so will result in disqualification. No materials will be returned. Do not send anything other than what is requested within your category. Art Direction/Set Decorating and Costume Design applicants – DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS.

No fax or email submissions will be accepted.

Mail To:

Nancy Robinson
Director, Education Programs
Television Academy Foundation
Student Internship Program
5220 Lankershim Blvd.
N. Hollywood, CA 91601-3109

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Television Academy Foundation’s Internship Program 2018 

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