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Best Media & Telecom Internships

Vault surveyed thousands of current and former interns about their internship programs. Vault’s Best Media & Telecommunications Internships represent the highest-rated internships among media and telecommunications companies.

  • Survey Methodology

    In order to compile the 2017 Vault Top Internships Rankings, Vault invited more than 400 organizations to participate in our 2016 Internship Survey. We gathered information both from organizations that sponsor internships and from their interns. The internship sponsors provided Vault with descriptions of their programs, as well as details on the number of interns hired, duration of program, locations and departments in which interns are placed, and application requirements. We also asked current and former interns to comment on and rate their internship experiences on a variety of factors, including the application process, compensation and perks, quality of life, meaningfulness of assignments and training, and full-time employment prospects.

    This year, more than 11,000 interns responded to our survey. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents were asked to rate their internship experiences in five areas:

    • Quality of Life (office culture, hours, work-life balance, flexibility)
    • Compensation & Benefits (pay structure, subsidized expenses, office space, perks)
    • Interview Process (application process, requirements, number of interviews)
    • Career Development (training and mentoring, quality of assignments, real-life experience, networking opportunities)
    • Full-time Employment Prospects (opportunity to obtain a full-time job with this organization)

    These ratings were averaged to determine an overall score for each program. Vault then compiled rankings of the top internship programs in 12 different areas. The Best Media & Telecommunications Internships reflect the highest-rated internships among media and telecommunications companies.

  • Ranking History

2017 Best Media & Telecom Internships

1
SCORE
9.444

Nickelodeon NICKternship Program

Love Cartoons? So do we! An internship at Nickelodeon can launch you on an exciting, fun-filled career in children's entertainment. When people think...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.166

Emma Bowen Foundation

The Emma Bowen Foundation has just celebrated 26 years of successfully placing minority college students in multi-summer paid internships at media...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
3
3
SCORE
8.863

AT&T Financial Leadership Program Internship

People propel us to deliver the future before anyone else. However, it requires dedication, passion and hard work. But most importantly, it requires...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
4
SCORE
8.856

iHeartMedia Los Angeles Internship

iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
5
SCORE
8.761

DISH Summer Internship

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
5
6
SCORE
8.631

Paramount Pictures Internship

Whether you gravitate towards executive boardrooms or creative storyboards, Paramount Pictures offers an exciting internship program providing students...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
7
SCORE
8.421

U.S. Cellular Internship Program

U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
8
SCORE
8.417

Dominion Enterprises Internship Program

We offer multiple internship opportunities throughout the school year (Fall - Spring - Summer) matched to your interests. They are a mix of paid and non...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
9
SCORE
8.350

CBS News Internship Program

The CBS News internship program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
4
10
SCORE
8.222

Comcast/NBCUniversal Finance Internship Program

The Comcast/NBCUniversal Finance Internship Program will provide high potential, rising college seniors a unique opportunity to experience one of our many...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
2
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