NCTA Internship Program
NCTA’s Internship Program is designed to offer awareness and exposure to the cable industry. We provide both paid part-time and full-time internships during the school year and the summer months to qualified applicants. Each internship takes place in our Washington, D.C. office, located close to our Nation’s Capitol.
About NCTA's Internship Program
NCTA’s Internship Program provides a quality experience.
Meaningful work opportunities
Mentors who share their knowledge and expertise, and provide guidance and feedback
Team building activities, facility tours, career development workshops, and participation in Association social events
Exposure to top Executives
A formal evaluation process
Be full-time secondary or post-secondary students
Be in good academic standing
Be enrolled at an accredited institution
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
NCTA uses the following factors and/or activities to identify candidates:
Student academic performance
Areas of study
NCTA places Interns in the following Departments:
Communications and Public Affairs
Program Network Policy
Science and Technology
The Walter Kaitz Foundation
Summer internships: April 30th
Fall internships: August 1st
Spring internships: November 1st
To begin the application process, please click on the department that interests you from the list above. Your resume, cover letter and information will be kept active for six months. NCTA will contact candidates whose qualifications match our requirements.
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Works with: Science and Technology
Craig G. Vincent is a rising sophomore at Duke University majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a desire to focus on systems and signal processing. Last summer, Craig interned with Building Enclosure Analysis, LLC as a Project Associate on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Project in Chevy Chase, MD. Among his many volunteer activities, Craig most enjoyed working with the Montgomery County Teen Court, a diversion program for first time teen offenders and Operation Welcome Home. Craig is a Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholar at Duke University and sits on the University Facilities & Environment Committee and the Duke Mock Trial team.
Major: Political Science
Works with: Government Relations Staff
Daniel C. Hayes is a 2012 graduate of George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in International Affairs and Criminal Justice. Daniel worked with the Government Relations Staff as an intern. Daniel most recently interned at the Solar Energy Industries Association where he provided legislative, regulatory, economic, and policy research. He has volunteered for many local and national organizations from assisting Katrina evacuee relief efforts to pitching in to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay. Daniel has been the President of Zeta Psi, a member of the Debate Team, an umpire, artist, and he mentors inner city youth.
Major: MBA Student
Works with: Walter Kaitz Foundation
Major: Communications and PR
Works with: Government Relations
Kaitlin E. Craig is a 2012 graduate of Boston College with a B.A. in Communications and a concentration in Public Relations. Kaitlin most recently worked at CIT Group as a Legislative Fellow in the Government Relations Department. There, she researched and tracked legislation on financial services and related industries in addition to coordinating events and maintaining the GR department’s web presence. Kaitlin is a native of the DC area and has previously worked with the Baltimore Ravens and at Comcast SportsNet.
Major: Law Student
Works with: Legal
Major: Law Student
Works with: Legal Department
Valerie E. Hill is a law student at George Mason University where she is expected to graduate in May 2013. She graduated Summa cum laude and received her B.A. in English/Communications from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Valerie worked with the Legal Department’s staff as an intern. This past summer, Valerie interned at the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies as a Law Clerk where her responsibilities included research and drafting memoranda on international copyright and intellectual property law. Valerie also served as an intern during the 2012 spring semester for the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau, Telecom Access Policy Division. She will be participating in the FCC’s Attorney Honors Program beginning this fall.