NFL SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW
NFL Summer Internship Program participants have the opportunity to contribute to the organization's success while receiving an unmatched, behind-the-scenes learning experience. Though interns work within specific departments, they are able to explore all aspects of the business of professional football through speaker presentations, mentoring relationships and networking opportunities. The summer program is approximately 8-9weeks in length. The program will require interns to work 5 full days (approximately 40 hours) per week. Interns are paid an hourly rate for their work.
- All prospective interns must be currently enrolled undergraduates entering their senior year at the time of submission. Prospective legal interns must be law students currently enrolled at and returning to school.
- Only undergraduate students with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and law students in the top half of their class will be considered.
- Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States and international students must have all visas and employment authorizations prior to the start of the internship. Completion of this application assumes eligibility to work in the United States.
- Academic transcripts (official or unofficial) will be requested.
- A completed application constitutes the completion and submission of all relevant fields in the profile, including the program specific questions and résumé.
JUNIOR ROTATIONAL PROGRAM
At the core of the NFL's Junior Rotational Program is a series of work assignments which will provide participants with an opportunity to contribute to the organization's success while receiving an unparalleled learning experience. Program participants will complete several rotations over a defined period. During each rotation, participants are placed in a department for 6 to 12 months with project-based assignments.
In addition, participants will receive comprehensive orientation and training, mentor assignments and the opportunity to network with other Junior Rotational Program participants.
Placement opportunities within the NFL are based on business needs and individual performance. Departments that have participated in the program previously Communications & Public Affairs, Events, Finance, Football Operations & Officiating, International, Marketing & Sales, and Media.
Along with the NFL Headquarter rotations mentioned above, participants may have the opportunity to work on short or long term assignments in various offices including the NFL Media office based in Culver City, CA and even some of our International Offices.
NFL FILMS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The NFL FILMS Internship Program is a paid internship opportunity. Participants in the program have the chance to experience one of the most unique learning environments in the Television and Film industries. Our award-winning staff is willing to assist and mentor those individuals with a serious desire to further their studies and achieve their career goals. Incorporated into the internship program are seminars that cover topics such as navigating the unique employment landscape in this industry, the importance of networking, freelancing, and Q & A sessions with executives and former interns. Additionally, we provide time to observe and experience all phases of our operations in film and video production as well as the opportunity to work on one's own project to upgrade his or her skills and demo reel.
There are several departments within NFL FILMS that offer internship opportunities. A description of each department can be found below. Based on an applicant's stated interest, course of study and experience, we will assign an intern to spend the majority of their time in one of these departments: Audio, Cinematography, Footage Acquisition and Licensing, Player & Talent Relations, Producers, Project Management, International Operations, Studio, and Graphics.
NFL MEDIA PROGRAM OVERVIEW
NFL Media Internship participants have the opportunity to contribute to the organization's success while receiving an unmatched, behind-the-scenes learning experience. Though interns work within specific departments, they are able to explore all aspects of the business of professional football through technological innovation, mentoring relationships and networking opportunities.
JUNIOR ROTATIONAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The NFL's highly selective and competitive Junior Rotational Program provides participants with an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to the organization's success through a series of challenging project work assignments, League events, and networking opportunities across different League departments and NFL Club franchises.
Program participants may complete up to four rotations over a two-year period in any one of the following offices or locations: NFL League Office (NY), NFL Network and Digital Media (CA), NFL Films (NJ), NFL International Offices or any NFL Club site. During each rotation, participants are placed in a department or Club with project-based assignments. Specific department rotations will be determined based on actual business need. Departments that have participated in the program previously include: Communications & Public Affairs, Events, Finance, Football Operations & Officiating, International, Marketing & Sales, and Media.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
First consideration will be given to currently enrolled undergraduate students in their senior year, graduating between the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017, with an overall GPA of 3.2 and above.
Official academic transcripts will be requested during the selection process. Please do not mail any transcripts until requested.
LONG-TERM CAREER PLACEMENT
Placement opportunities within the NFL are based on existing business needs, the participant's performance and previous work experience. Upon completion of the program, participants may opt to pursue further education, opportunities at NFL Clubs and partner organizations, or opportunities outside the NFL. Acceptance into this program does NOT guarantee full-time employment upon completion of the program.
*** SELECTION DETAILS ***
- Applicants must be within the United States at the time of the final round interview (est. December 2016).
- If selected for the program, Junior Rotational Program participants must be available for the start of the program in the summer of 2017.
- Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States and international students must have all visas and US employment authorizations prior to the start of the program.
- Applicants must be willing to relocate to any NFL office in and outside of the US as well as to any one of our 32 member clubs at any point during the two-year period.
* Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Junior Rotational Program. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 6, 2017. For additional information about the program and how to apply, please search for the position description using Requisition Number 2300.