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Who is eligible to become a T. Howard summer intern?
Summer internships through the T. Howard Foundation are open to minority students enrolled full-time as undergraduate or graduate students at accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. They must be legally eligible to work in the United States and available to work full-time between the months of June and August.
What are the T. Howard Foundationâ€™s criteria for placing an applicant in their talent pool?
Successful applicants will have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the multimedia and entertainment industry. We also consider personal character, oral and written communication skills, previous employment or internship experience, and overall enthusiasm.
Is there a minimum GPA for T. Howard interns?
Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA at the time of application.
What kinds of academic majors are included in the T. Howard Foundationâ€™s talent pool?
We recruit applicants from a broad range of academic studies including: Broadcasting, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Finance, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, and Telecommunications. We also recruit graduate students pursing MBAâ€™s, MFA, JDâ€™s, and other advanced degrees.
Are T. Howard interns paid?
Yes. Our undergraduate interns are paid a minimum of $10.00 per hour and graduate students receive a minimum of $12.00 an hour for a full 40 hour work week. Host Companies are free to pay a higher hourly rate.
Is there a fee for requesting a T. Howard intern?
No. The T. Howard Foundation is committed to being a diversity resource for our industry partners and we provide this service free of charge.
What are the actual costs of hosting a T. Howard intern?
The actual cost of hosting a T. Howard intern is their salary which is paid directly to the intern. Based on the minimum rates, for a 40-hour work week, for a minimum of 8-weeks, a prospective Host Company should reserve $3,200 for an undergraduate student or $3,840 for a graduate student per each intern requested.
How does my company request an intern?
Complete the intern request form. Once the form is completed, signed, and returned to the Foundation we can begin processing your request.
We will select the top five candidates from our Final Talent Pool. You will then have the chance to interview those candidates and make your selection.