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NBC Universal Legal Internships - Summer 2024 in New York, New York

See yourself at NBCU! Be a part of our intern community, a diverse group of curious and passionate trailblazers who we believe are the future of our industry.

The NBCUniversal Internship Program allows students to unlock their potential by contributing to big projects in meaningful ways that matter. To thrive as an NBCU intern, you are ready to bring your passion for media, entertainment, and technology along with your desire to learn each day.

Your professional development is important to us. NBCU interns receive career prep, leadership exposure, connection to other interns, networking, and of course, all the fun you can imagine along the way. 

In addition to all of our internships being paid, we will also offer the following for our Summer 2024 interns:  

  • Paid company holidays for full-time interns. 

  • Robust networking, learning and development opportunities. 

  • Financial assistance to offset expenses for transportation and housing may be available on a needs-based basis for eligible in-person interns. More details about eligibility for this assistance will be provided at the time of offer. 

Summer 2024 Recruitment Timeline:  

  • November 13 – December 8: Applications Open (may close early due to applicant volume) 

  • Mid November – Late December: First round video interviews  

  • Mid – Late January: Second round interviews 

  • Late January – February: Selected candidates receive offers 

Summer 2024 Internship Program:

  • Applications Close: December 8th at 11:59pm ET. Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – applications could close earlier due to applicant volume!

  • Program Dates: June 3 – August 9, 2024

  • Time Commitment: 40 hours per week. Exact schedule to be determined based on business need. 

  • Format: Opportunities listed will require an intern to work from New York, NY 3-5 days per week.

To Apply:

  • Submit a one-page resume that outlines your work experience, accomplishments, and your graduation month and year.

  • Submit a cover letter that highlights your passion for NBCUniversal, the locations (listed below) you are open to for internships, and your top areas of interest (opportunities listed below).

  • Upload a transcript (unofficial transcripts are fine) that confirms your status as an actively enrolled student in a degree-granting program.


Areas of placement may include, but are not limited to:

  • Content Distribution: Opportunity for law students to take an active role in assisting NBCUniversal Content Distribution, a key revenue-generating division of the Company, in organizing and drafting deals for the distribution of (a) NBCUniversal’s complete TV network portfolio on cable/satellite/virtual pay television, (b) the Peacock app on connected TV and device platforms (e.g., Roku, Amazon) and (c) NBCU’s growing portfolio of free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels on major device and standalone platforms. Perfect role for someone who is eager to learn more about the “business end” of the media business who likes a collaborative, fast-paced, active deal environment that touches many areas of NBCUniversal’s television business.

  • Global Distribution Domestic Business Affairs: Intern will draft various licensing agreements and other contracts related to film and television licensing to various external partners, including global digital media platforms and local television broadcasters   

  • Legal Rotational Experience: The NBCU Legal Function is hosting a Legal Rotational Experience for law students interested in Entertainment Law. The Legal Rotational Experience provides training, exposure, and opportunities to law students. It is a great opportunity for the curious and open-minded that want to explore several facets of the media law landscape.

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the entire duration of the program.

  • In pursuit of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress.  

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship by NBCUniversal.

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. 

  • Current class standing of 1L or above.  

  • Coursework and legal experience with an entertainment company or firm. 

  • Strong research and writing skills. 

  • Interest in the broadcast, digital media, and telecommunications industries   

  • Commitment to building an inclusive work environment. 

The hourly rate for JD student interns is $25.00.

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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