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.

Adam Check
Meet An Intern
Adam Check
School: Pennsylvania College of Technology
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.

Alexandra Givan
Meet An Intern
Alexandra Givan
School: University of Maryland, College Park
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.

Charles Clark
Meet An Intern
Charles Clark
School: University of Colorado School of Law
Major: J.D.
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.

Erin Vail
Meet An Intern
Erin Vail
School: American University
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.

Muska Anwar
Meet An Intern
Muska Anwar
School: Bowdoin College
Major: Psychology
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.

Zachary Fields
Meet An Intern
Zachary Fields
School: University Maryland University College
Major: Cybersecurity
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.

Adam Check
Alexandra Givan
Charles Clark
Erin Vail
Muska Anwar
Zachary Fields