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 

  • Department meetings

  • Exposure to top Executives

  • A formal evaluation process

Candidates must:

  • 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:

  • Business needs

  • Student academic performance

  • Relevant experience

  • Areas of study

  • Personal interviews 

NCTA places Interns in the following Departments:

Application deadlines:

  • 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.

Craig Vincent
Meet An Intern
Craig Vincent
School: Duke University
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.

Daniel C. Hayes
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Daniel C. Hayes
School: George Washington University
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.

Eric Donnelle Beard
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Eric Donnelle Beard
School: Howard University
Major: MBA Student
Works with: Walter Kaitz Foundation
Eric Donnelle Beard is an MBA student at Howard University with an expected graduation in June 2014. Eric received a B.A in Cinema-Television Production from the University of Southern California. He most recently worked at E*TRADE Financial Services where he was a Regional Active Trading Consultant. He developed and provided marketing strategy analysis, electronic trading platform education and demonstrations, and conducted seminars for active traders on topics such as risk analyses, trading ideas, and volatile market conditions. Eric is also a member of National Association of Minorities in Communications (NAMIC).
Kaitlin E. Craig
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Kaitlin E. Craig
School: Boston College
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.

Tim Wilkins
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Tim Wilkins
School: University of Colorado
Major: Law Student
Works with: Legal
Tim Wilkins is a 2014 Juris Doctorate Candidate studying at the University of Colorado Law School. Tim received a B.A. in International Studies from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He has worked as a mediator for the Baltimore Office of the Attorney General where he mediated disputes and offered mediation services for Spanish speakers. He was also a High School Teacher at the Escuela del Alba in Argentina where he taught world history and English. At the University of Colorado, Tim was an SBA and Events Committee Representative for the Technology and Intellectual Property Society, and is a member of the Silicon Flatirons Student Group.
Valerie Hill
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Valerie Hill
School: George Mason University
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.

Craig Vincent
Daniel C. Hayes
Eric Donnelle Beard
Kaitlin E. Craig
Tim Wilkins
Valerie Hill