Scripps Howard, Missouri School of Journalism and NYU Partner for CNBC Summer Fellowship Program
CNBC, first in business worldwide, recently announced the
introduction of the CNBC Summer Fellowship Program in partnership
with Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism
& Communications as well as the Missouri School of Journalism
and New York University.
Set to launch this summer, the fellowship is designed to
focus on diverse or underrepresented students and give them the
opportunity to explore business news journalism and the fundamental
skills of news production, as well as provide the unique experience
to work in a live newsroom with the highest caliber journalists in
"Fostering a diverse and inclusive environment that
attracts and retains top talent is a key priority for CNBC,"
said Tyler Benjamin, Global HR Leader, CNBC. "We are proud to
align with these exceptional schools to offer their students the
opportunity to learn about creating and distributing business news
across all platforms from the best financial journalists in the
The CNBC Summer Fellowship Program will offer participating
students the opportunity to work on many of CNBC's signature Business
Day programs like Squawk Box and Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer. In
addition, they will learn from the CNBC Digital team about how the
global business news organization delivers real-time financial market
news and information to its vast portfolio of digital products
including CNBC.com, CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile
service, and its suite of mobile products including the CNBC
Universal App for the iPhone/iPad.
"Upon my arrival here a few years ago, we set out to
begin preparing Scripps Howard students for the expanding world of
business and financial news. We have been working hard to achieve
that goal, and this new CNBC Fellowship is a testament to our early
success," said Brett Pulley, Dean of the HU Scripps Howard
School of Journalism and Communications. "These student fellows
will gain invaluable real-life experience inside the newsroom of one
of the world's most powerful business news outlets. With this
wonderful fellowship and other related initiatives, the Scripps
Howard School is playing a pivotal role in cultivating a new
generation of diverse business news professionals."
NBCUniversal will also offer Fellows access to professional
development events designed to enhance key skills and provide
structured feedback, as well as networking events to bring students
and employees across the NBCUniversal family together.