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Nickelodeon Animation NICKternship Program

About Nickelodeon Animation NICKternship Program

An internship at Nickelodeon Animation can launch you on an exciting, fun-filled career in children’s entertainment. Nickelodeon produces hits like SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, All That, America’s Most Musical Family, and The Casagrandes. At Nickelodeon, they don’t have interns, they have “NICKterns”. A NICKternship is a true mentorship program where interns will get the chance to immerse themselves in meaningful projects and become a valuable part of the team. Nickelodeon Animation is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Paramount, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

In the Nickelodeon Animation NICKternship Program, interns will be working in a vibrant and inclusive environment alongside employees from diverse backgrounds. Through Campus to Career’s in-depth offerings, interns gain exposure across the business while making significant connections for their future and accessing exciting career opportunities. In addition to hands-on experience, the program includes networking, mentorship, resume workshops, speaker sessions, career development, movie screenings, visibility to top industry executives, and much more.

A few NICKtern perks:

  • Networking with employees
  • Lunch with top executives
  • Free movie screenings
  • Opportunities to take art tests on current series shows

Workshops & classes include (are not limited to):

  • Resume & Portfolio Series
  • Pitching for TV Animation
  • Producing for TV Animation
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Storyboarding 101
  • Presentation Skills

Internships are available in the following areas (can vary by semester:)

  • Animation Productions
  • Animation Development (Nick/Nick Jr.)
  • Animation Technology
  • Archive & Resource Library
  • Consumer Insights/Research
  • Community Efforts
  • Game Development & Engineering
  • International Marketing
  • Live Action Scripted Development
  • Post Production
  • Press & Communications
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Talent Development & Outreach
  • Viacom Digital Studios
Nickelodeon Animation NICKternship Program
Nickelodeon Studios
231 W. Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: (818) 736-3000


Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Paid; ≈$9.00+/hr
Duration: Varies; Summer (full time): 36-40hrs/wk Spring/Fall: 16+hrs/wk
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students
Degree Track: Associate’s Degree, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration


Burbank, CA
New York, NY