The T. Howard Foundation promotes diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and communities within the industry. Emerson College has supported the foundation’s mission by connecting students its incredible internship opportunities over the past several years.

Our office is pleased to share the following information about this year’s application and ways to learn more.

About the T. Howard Foundation:

The T. Howard Foundation’s Internship Program is dedicated to improving the participation of diverse and underrepresented groups in the media and entertainment industry. This is accomplished by recruiting diverse and underrepresented college students from public and private academic institutions across the country.

In addition to a full-time paid summer internship, the Foundation’s comprehensive approach to diversity also provides talented interns with networking opportunities, professional development training, scholarships, mentors and much more.

In light of recent events, the T. Howard Foundation has decided to waive this year’s application fee.

Early Application Deadline is October 31, 2020.
Final Application Deadline is December 1, 2020.


  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Currently a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student at an accredited 4-year U.S. college/university (must have completed 24 credit hours by December 1)
  • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Available to work full-time from June – August (summer internship program only) and attend Summer Intern Orientation the last week of May
  • While the T. Howard Foundation is inclusive of all people, the Internship Program is intended to provide opportunities for diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities in the media and entertainment industry

Upcoming Info Sessions:

  • Wednesday, November 4th, at 12:30pm EDT (RSVP Here)
  • Wednesday, November 11th, at 12:30pm EDT (RSVP Here)
  • Wednesday, November 18th, at 12:30pm EDT (RSVP Here)
  • Wednesday, November 23rd, at 12:30pm EDT (RSVP Here)

T. Howard Foundation Intern Spotlights:

Discover the story of former Emerson College interns who have worked with the T. Howard Foundation.