Students

The T. Howard Foundation is much more than an internship program for college students interested in the media and entertainment industry.

Internship Program

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.

In addition to a full-time paid summer internship, the Foundation’s comprehensive approach to diversity also provides talented interns with networking opportunities, professional development training, scholarships, mentors and much more!

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the THF internship program, students must be:

  • Currently a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student at an accredited 4-year U.S. college/university (must have completed 24 credit hours by December 1)
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Available to work full-time from June – August (summer internship program only) and attend Summer Intern Orientation the last week of May
  • 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

Early Application Deadline:

Final Application Deadline:

Benefits

Full-time paid summer internship

Assigned mentor

Scholarship opportunities

Networking events

2½ day Summer Intern Orientation

Complimentary memberships professional development organizations

Application Process

To apply to the Internship Program, you must submit the following: completed application form, resume, recommender’s contact information, transcript and $25 application fee. The application for the class of 2020 will open in mid-September 2019.

Phase I: Application Completion and Review

Complete online application, submit required documentation and application fee. (September-December)

Phase II: Interview

Qualifying students will interview with THF staff. (November-January)

Final Talent Pool

Students receiving highest scores during interview process will be accepted into Final Talent Pool (FTP). Selection into FTP does not guarantee an internship.

Internship Placement

FTP students are eligible for internship placement (spring, summer and fall). Students contacted about internship opportunities. Placement is not guaranteed.

> 1,100

THF
Alumni
Worldwide

More than 450 hired into the industry since 2011

115

Summer Interns Placed in 2018

Internships also available in fall and spring

55+

Academic Institutions Represented

Campus recruitment visits September-November