Interested in a career in media? The Television Academy Foundation today announced applications are open for its 2024 Summer Internship Program in Los Angeles for media arts college students nationwide. The program offers over 45 paid, eight-week internships at top entertainment production companies and studios. Online applications are currently being accepted through Jan. 17, 2024, at 5 p.m. (PST) at TelevisionAcademy.com/Internships.
The internships give valuable hands-on experience in a variety television careers at top studios and production facilities. Internship categories include animation, cinematography, directing, animation, news and writing. Internships offered for undergraduate and graduate college/university media-arts students for the summer of 2024. Internships may be in-person, hybrid or remote — depending upon the opportunity.
With the Internship Program, our goal is to jumpstart the careers of talented, highly motivated students who might not otherwise have access to the industry,” said Cris Abrego, chair of the Television Academy Foundation. “The opportunities are carefully designed to provide aspiring television professionals from across the country the hands-on training, mentoring and network they need as they embark on their entertainment careers.”
Students selected for the 2024 Summer Internship Program will be offered the chance to also apply for the Bob Bennett Future Leaders Program. This initiative provides additional financial support for intern housing and transportation as well as additional professional development and leadership training for the 10 students selected. o be considered for the program, applicants must submit a 350-word essay on what innovation and leadership mean to them and how they plan to apply those qualities in their internship and future careers in television.