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
Summer internships: April 30th
Fall internships: August 15th
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: Information Assurance and Security
Works with: Finance, Administration & IT Department
Adam Check is a sophomore at Pennsylvania College of Technology majoring in Information Assurance and Security and is interning with the Finance and Admins IT Group. Adam is the Vice President of the Pennsylvania College of Technology chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and a Founding Father of The Iota Eta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi, Ithaca New York. Adam was also a choir soloist and sectional leader for his church.
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Works with: Communications & Public Affairs
Alexandra Givan is a rising junior at University of Maryland, College Park majoring in Broadcast Journalism with an intended certificate in African American studies. She is involved in various organizations including the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Maryland Association of Black Journalists and CIVICUS Living and Learning Program. She is also a staff writer for campus web publication, Stories Beneath the Shell, and an office assistant at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Works with: Legal Department
Charles Clark is a J.D. candidate at the University of Colorado School of Law and is interning with the Legal Department. Charlie’s most recent experience includes Legal Associate for CoreSite Realty Corporation, Denver Colorado and Production Assistant for the NFL Network. Charlie is the Vice President for the business Law Association and is also a Production Editor for the Colorado Technology Law Journal.
Major: Communication Studies
Works with: Association Affairs and PNP Departments
Erin Vail is a senior at American University majoring in Communication Studies and interning in the Association Affairs and PNP Departments. Her most current experience includes Production Intern for Around the Horn: ESPN and Communications Intern for The White House Historical Association. Erin is an on-air contributor for ATV: SportsZone and writes for AmWord Magazine at American University.
Works with: Walter Kaitz Foundation
Muska Anwar is a senior at Bowdoin College, majoring in Psychology, interning with the Walter Kaitz Foundation. Muska has a research background and her experience includes research at Bowdoin, the Howard Hughes Medical Center, and the USDA. She is a Bowdoin Chamberlain Scholar and has participated in the Fullbridge Program, a business focused program that prepares students for the professional work environment.
Works with: Science and Technology Department
Zachary Fields is a senior at University Maryland University College majoring in Cybersecurity. Zach will intern in the Science and Technology Department. His academic projects include designing and justifying a physical and logical network for a computer lab including security implementation, and creating an information security policy program for a small business. Zach is an assistant coach and mentor to a nationally recognized chess team and he has successfully hiked the Grand Canyon.