Creative Writing, TV Production, Journalism, Human Resource Interns, Stamford, Connecticut
WWE is a billion-dollar global sports-entertainment company spearheaded by Vincent Kennedy McMahon. In addition to hosting and broadcasting professional wrestling shows all over the world, WWE has recently launched its own network filled with original scripted content and reality shows. If you always wanted to intern at WWE, there are more opportunities than ever before. Whether your interest is creative writing, TV production, journalism, or HR, WWE needs you.
What It’s Actually Like
WWE’s intern experience is hands-on, challenging and totally worth it. The internship aims to be a personalized experience that will truly benefit you in your future career. Can you dig it? “Interns should be ready to learn and use real skills and not just sit in a cubicle. They actually do project-based work.” –Tara Smith, WWE’s Director of Cooperate Talent
Cool Stuff You Get To Do
What you’ll be doing varies from department to department. You may be working on the Special Olympics or helping create the next WWE video game. Whatever you do, you’ll have a lot of responsibility and even more creative liberty. “The interns are such an important part of our system that they create projects that they can truly stand behind and speak about.” –Tara Smith, WWE’s Director of Cooperate Talent
What You’ll Learn
Some universal skills you’ll learn will be working under the pressure of deadlines, collaborating with a team and presenting in front of some real important people. Interns in the past have been given the opportunity to make presentations to the CMOs of WWE’s partner companies.
How To Prepare For Your Application
Make sure your application is stuffed with extracurricular activities and then edit, edit, edit. “When you’re involved it shows that you are a very serious student which is something we look for.” –Tara Smith, WWE’s Director of Cooperate Talent
Skills That Impress Them
Leadership skills and a knowledge of WWE are the two key things to have. Believe that.
You get to work with the larger-than-life characters that you see on TV and peep behind the scenes into the world of professional wrestling. All while getting college credit and work experience. For some, an internship translates into a career. All you have to do is BOlieve.
3 Seasons to Intern: Fall/Spring/Summer
Applications are due two months prior
Must be a junior or senior
20-25 hours a week
Find the application on wwecorp.com
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