Horizon’s looking for a few great interns

Horizon is looking for thinkers, doers, dreamers, makers, planners, crafters and risk takers. If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (associates or bachelors) and are interested in a paid, hands-on experience in the media industry, then we'd like to hear from you.​

Our internship program is recognized as the best in the industry. You'll learn about all aspects of our business, and you'll have a great time along the way.​




Good question! Professionals in this industry come from various backgrounds, but at least one thing they have in common is their passion for media. They love that media is the intersection of strategy, technology, analytics, innovation and creativity.

Why Horizon?

In 1989, CEO and President Bill Koenigsberg founded Horizon Media with the vision of creating a workplace where Business is Personal. 32 years later, the agency continues to grow without sacrificing that original vision; Horizon is a place full of great ideas and talented people. How do you know that an agency is happy, healthy, and driving growth in the all the right ways? When you’re recognized year in and year out with awards that honor your incredible culture. We’ve also created an environment where our people are free to invent, explore, share and excel.

What You’ll Get... As An Intern​

An internship at Horizon is not coffee runs and photocopies. Here, we get work done and like to have fun. An internship at Horizon is an opportunity to get involved in real work with real results. ​

Our Summer Internship Program is a 7-week long, paid, full-time (40 hours/week) immersive experience that exposes interns to all facets of the media industry. Interns will develop personal and professional skills, make lasting connections, collaborate with each other and learn from the best in the industry. In addition to daily work within your department, interns participate in:​

Media 101 Sessions These weekly sessions provide insight into our different departments. Interns will develop a media plan for one of our clients​

Mentorship Program Employees guide interns throughout their summer.  From assistance with projects to general advice, the mentors are there to help​

Senior Leaders Series Senior executives speak to interns about their past and current career experiences and provide valuable advice​

Virtual Field Trips  Virtually visit big name companies in the industry for a chance to see other sides of the business firsthand. Past trips include Snapchat, iHeart Media, MSG and WNBC. ​

Team Building Each intern class creates a FUN committee that plans exciting activities unique to your group to help you get to know each other

Intern Class





  • Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (associates or bachelors) and are interested in a paid, hands-on experience in the media industry
  • Possess a strong interest in media, advertising, research and/or analytics and you aren’t afraid to use numbers (Excel experience is a plus)
  • Can prioritize multiple projects/assignments and have excellent written and verbal skills
  • Are able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Want to have an educational, fun-filled summer and build your professional network

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Application Timeline

Intern schedule  2023



What is the application deadline?

  • April 24, 2023

What are the minimum requirements?

  • Applicants should be currently enrolled rising sophomores/juniors/seniors in an undergraduate program (associates or bachelors) and not afraid to use numbers and problem solve creatively (Excel experience is a plus). They should also possess a strong interest in media, advertising, technology, research and/or analytics. Applicants must be able to have fun while learning and working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. 

Is this a paid internship? 

  • Yes.

Is this a rotational internship or will I be placed with one team for the duration of the internship?

  • You will be placed on one team for the duration of the internship. However, there will be opportunities for you to shadow other departments of interest. 

What do I need to prepare?

  • Familiarize yourself with our website, social media accounts and articles written in the trades. Ensure your resume reflects all relevant coursework taken, internship/work experience and extracurricular activities. Set up time for a mock interview with the Office of Career Services at your school. Review the “which role is right for you” guide and decide which team(s) you are interested in. 

How do I choose which department I'd like to intern with? 

  • Applications are submitted for the internship program overall; however, your interviewer will ask you what team(s) you are interested in. Check out the "which role is right for you" guide on our website and in the one-sheeter provided to learn more about each. 

How long does the program last?

  • Our internship program is 7 weeks.

Will I receive college credit?

  • If your college/university deems you eligible to receive college credit for your internship, then yes.

How many hours do I need to work per week?

  • 40 hours.

What is the hiring process, and what can I expect?

  • The hiring process includes an online application, phone screen, and final interview. Please be prepared for an in-person or virtual video interview, depending on your location. 

Will the Internship be in-person or remote?

  • 2023's program will be Hybrid. Horizon teams are assigned one cohort day per week; interns are expected to work in-office on their team’s cohort day and are welcome to join any day(s) beyond that, as desired. Additionally, this summer’s program will include a mix of in-person and virtual training, networking and social activities. 

Do I have to live in NY or LA during the program?

  • Yes, due to the hybrid nature of this summer’s program you will need to live in the city that your team reports into for the duration of the 6-week program.

How do I apply?

  • Visit our career opportunities portal here!

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