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:

  • Association Affairs

  • Communications and Public Affairs

  • Government Relation

  • Legal

  • Program Network Policy

  • Science and Technology

  • The Walter Kaitz Foundation

Application deadlines:

  • Summer internships: April 30th

  • Fall internships: September 30th

  • 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.

Deepali Y. Chaudhari
Meet An Intern
Deepali Y. Chaudhari
School: University of Maryland, College Park
Major: Telecommunications
Works with: Science & Technology Department

Deepali Y. Chaudhari is working on her MS in Telecommunications at the University of Maryland, College Park.  She will graduate in 2017.  Deepali has a B.E. in Electronics’ degree.  She has built an analogue circuit to indicate and convert digital temperature; conducted a Smart Cards seminar; taught English to underprivileged youth; organized level 1 and 2 robotic workshops, and participated as a member of an inter-college football team.

Joong Won Pyo
Meet An Intern
Joong Won Pyo
School: Georgetown University
Major: Marketing & Operations and Information Management
Works with: Communications & Public Affairs Department, Walter Kaitz Foundation

Joong Won Pyo is a rising Junior at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business majoring in Marketing & Operations and Information Management.  He comes to NCTA from the T. Howard Foundation and will intern with the Kaitz Foundation and the Communications and Public Affairs Department under the mentorship of Michelle Ray and Pam Ford. Joong Won is the Video Blogger and Marketer for Georgetown Stories a student life Vlog http://www.georgetownstories.com/joong-won.  His activities include work with the Nomadic Theatre and Mask, and the Bauble Dramatic Society, and he is the Film Chair for the Georgetown Program Board, managing campus events.

Neha Joshi
Meet An Intern
Neha Joshi
School: University of Maryland, College Park
Major: Telecommunications
Works with: Science & Technology Department

Neha Joshi is working on her MS in Telecommunications at the University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering in College Park, Maryland.  She will graduate in 2017.  Neha has a B.E. Electronics and Telecommunications degree.  She has worked as a module lead, leading a team of 20 people; developed code; and tested script development in HTML and Perl.  Neha also speaks German and was a member of a theatrical group.

Pranav Prakash Baitule
Meet An Intern
Pranav Prakash Baitule
School: George Mason University
Major: Telecommunications
Works with: Science & Technology Department

Pranav Prakash Baitule is working on his MS in Telecommunications at George Mason University. He will graduate in 2017.  He has worked on projects that entail software development design and analysis;  and designed routing policies for systems with the goal of automating a process of toll collection on highways.

Sandy Harvie
Meet An Intern
Sandy Harvie
School: Brown University
Major: Computer Science
Works with: Science and Technology Department

Sandy Harvie attends Brown University and is majoring in Computer Science.  Sandy is on rotation with the Communications Sector Coordinating Council’s internship program and he will spend the next four weeks working with the Science and Technology Department under the mentorship of Matt Tooley before moving on to his next assignment. Sandy is interested in both the technical and policy aspects of cybersecurity and network resilience. He is an avid hockey player and he’s been the captain of two teams.

Deepali Y. Chaudhari
Joong Won Pyo
Neha Joshi
Pranav Prakash Baitule
Sandy Harvie