Internship Program Eligibility & How to Apply

The Internship Program application for summer of 2019 is now open. Apply here.
The T. Howard Foundation's Internship Program is dedicated to improving the participation of diverse and underrepresented groups in the media and entertainment industry. This is accomplished by recruiting diverse and underrepresented college students from public and private academic institutions across the country. We accept students pursuing all academic majors in accordance with the following eligibility requirements.
 Eligibility Requirements
-  Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student at an accredited 4-year U.S. college/university (must have completed 24 credit hours by December 1)
   Note: Seniors must be graduating in May 2019 or later to be eligible.
-  While the T. Howard Foundation is inclusive of all people, the Internship Program is intended to provide opportunities for diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities in the media and entertainment industry.
-  U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-  Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 
-  Available to work full-time from June-August (summer internship program only)
 The Application Process

Early Application Deadline:  October 31, 11:59 p.m. EST

Final Application Deadline:  December 1, 11:59 p.m. EST

The competitive path to becoming a THF intern consists of two phases: 
Phase I: Online Application Completion and Review
Phase II: Interview

 Phase I: Online Application Completion and Review

The THF Internship Program application requires the online submission of:


-  Unofficial college transcript
-  Completed recommendation form
-  One-page resume 
-  Essay and short answer questions
-  $25 non-refundable application fee


Resumes must not exceed one page (
Sample 1 - Work Experience/Campus Activities, Sample 2 - No Work Experience, Sample 3 - Previous Work/Intern Experience).


After applications are submitted and all required documents received, applications are reviewed by a committee. Applicants earning the highest scores will move to Phase II.


Phase II: Interview 

Applicants selected for Phase II will participate in an interview via phone or Skype to discuss their qualifications and interest in the program. 

Program staff looks for the following attributes during the interview: 
-  Professional conduct during the interview
-  Ability to communicate effectively
-  Demonstrated interest in a specific career path

Students receiving the highest scores during the interview process will be accepted into THF's Final Talent Pool. Selection into the Final Talent Pool does not guarantee an internship.