About Nickelodeon Animation Studio 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 about an internship, they envision getting coffee, running errands, and slaving away behind a copy machine where everyone knows you as the "intern". Fortunately, there is still hope out there, and that is at Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, CA! Here, we call our interns "Nickterns" and if you get coffee, it will be for yourself! Nickelodeon Animation Studio produces such hits as SpongeBob SquarePants, Breadwinners, Sanjay and Craig, The Legend of Korra and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!


Perks to being a "Nicktern":

  • Networking with studio artists
  • Lunch with top executives
  • Free movie screenings at Paramount Pictures lot
  • Opportunities to take art tests on Current Series shows

Workshops and Classes include but not limited to:

  • Storyboarding 101
  • Character Design
  • How to present your portfolio
  • Post Production
  • Production
  • Pitching for TV Animation

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Animation Development
  • Current Series Productions
  • Nickelodeon Writing and Artist Programs
  • Business and Legal Affairs
  • Animation Pre-production (2D/CG)
  • Casting
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Nickelodeon Animation Studio Nickternship Program


  • Number of Interns: 51-100
  • Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Degree Type: College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students, Business school students, Law school students


  • Los Angeles, CA

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