The WNET Group College Internship Program:

The WNET Group is the parent of public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJ PBS.  As an intern, you will gain valuable experience at a company that has a rich history in public television broadcasting and production on-air, online and via mobile technology, as well as being a leader in the adoption of new media. We provide internships in a variety of our production units and other departments.

The WNET Group offers opportunities for currently matriculating undergraduate and graduate students in a diverse range of areas including educational programming and outreach, news and public affairs, culture and arts, documentaries and production for the internet and related distribution platforms. As a non-profit organization, our internships are unpaid but The WNET Group is a national leader among public media companies and can provide you with experience that is second to none.

Instructions for Candidates:

  • Go to to search available internships (type “intern” in the search box and select “part-time”) or click on the link below to apply online directly.
  • Upload your resume, proof of enrollment and cover letter for your application in the My Experience section under “Resume/CV”.
  • Your proof of enrollment must show that you are enrolled in school during the semester to which you are applying; our internships are not available to students who have already graduated.
  • If you know your schedule/availability for next semester, please provide it.
  • Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Internship offers are contingent upon your passing of our mandatory background check which requires a valid social security number.
  • No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

The WNET Group is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and internships without regard to actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military or protected veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee’s or an employee’s dependent’s sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

Internships can be found here:

Please note: Thank you for your interest in our internship opportunities. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, we have suspended our 2021 Internship Program; the safety and health of all of our employees and interns is our priority. We look forward to resuming our internship program when feasible.

Internship locations are in New York, NY or Newark, NJ


Paid BIPOC Fellowships

Working in conjunction with our Internship Program, The WNET Group offers paid fellowships for diverse candidates. Please make sure you include all required documents for the fellowship application.

Project topics will be varied and will expose students to such areas as broadcast/online production, educational programming and outreach, news and public affairs, culture and arts, documentaries and production for the internet and related distribution platforms. The fellowships work alongside our internship program, so if you apply to a fellowship, please also apply to one or more of our internships. More details about our fellowships and links to the online applications will be available when we resume the recruitment process.

In addition to submitting the required documents as listed in the fellowship application, you must also apply to one or more of our internships so that we may match you with an appropriate department. The internships are listed on our website with our other fellowships and jobs:



Application Checklist:

Make sure that you upload the following required documents to your application before submitting it!

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter describing your interest in a particular department/internship position
  • Proof of Enrollment (must be current for semester of the internship)
    • Current Enrollment Verification Certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse
    • Transcript
    • Course schedule for upcoming semester
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