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Disney Summer Internships 2022 – National Geographic Communications Intern In Portola Valley

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About the job

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

National Geographic Channel is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content in the form of exciting natural history, unscripted, scripted, and feature documentaries. You will get a chance to work alongside a high preforming network team at the top of the industry. You will help shape best practices and unique ways to make a splash in an exciting and robust media landscape with one of the world’s most recognized brands.

Responsibilities :

As a Global Communications intern, you can expect a collaborative experience and to come away fully equipped with the strategy and skills for full-time, entry-level positions within the communications and/or media/content provider industries. You will be tasked with many creative opportunities. These include but are not limited to:

  • Working with all members of the communications department (including Channel, Wild, Feature Docs, International) and hand in hand with Marketing Strategy and Talent departments on a variety of assignments and projects, like “Genius: Aretha”
  • Brainstorming creative ideas for unique shows
  • Setting up departmental and external meetings and brainstorms
  • Tracking and reporting daily media stories
  • Development and maintenance of media lists and contacts
  • Maintaining awards and festival lists
  • Setting up/ adjusting talent & press travel and creating itineraries
  • Organizing and sorting digital assets and physical premiums
  • Assembling, writing, and distributing press materials and crafting tailored pitches
  • Provide admin support for press events (including media tours) – including preparing for the semi-annual Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in Los Angeles, being held virtually.
  • Internal strategy and execution of campaigns
  • Helping to staff press bookings (where applicable) virtually
  • Understanding and supporting the international communications efforts impacting 171 countries outside the US.

Basic Qualifications :

Candidates must provide a cover letter with the submission of the application


  • Interest in the world of television and a passion of National Graphic’s mission
  • Understanding of extracting USP for any promotable and creative execution of campaign
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Google Suite, Zoom, Slack
  • A positive attitude and willingness to work with the team to achieve departmental goals
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with team members on new projects and ideas
  • Ability to handle and prioritize simultaneous projects and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and resourceful, with the ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Global and inclusive world view and willingness to learn about other cultures and the industry around the world

Required Education :


  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Recent Graduates

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Candidates must provide a cover letter with the submission of the application.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at the time of application.
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • The candidate must be available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship.
  • The dates of this internship are June 6, 2022- August 19, 2022.


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