CNBC Careers and Employment

Digital Rotational Program

Key Points

Digital Associates Program

Our 16-month Digital Rotational Program is a postgraduate opportunity designed to provide participants with exposure to a wide range of experiences, ongoing mentor-ship and targeted training within the face-paced world of digital news.

After four, four-month rotations within our newsroom, team members will graduate from the program with the chance to apply for exciting internal roles and will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to thrive in today's digital space.

Roles Available:

- Breaking News

- Social Media

- Digital Video

- Enterprise Reporting

A Commitment to Diversity

Our highly competitive program identifies outstanding aspiring journalists who bring diverse backgrounds to news production and news coverage. The program represents CNBC's strong commitment to developing a diverse editorial staff within CNBC. The News Associates program is designed to attract candidates of racial, ethnic, economic and geographical diversity, as well as candidates with disabilities.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pitching both breaking news and enterprise content for and/or Make It;
  • Developing sources and building your network to land the next big scoop in business news;
  • Conceptualizing and producing videos, including scripting, shooting, and editing original content;
  • Using all major social platforms to create and publish shareable multimedia stories

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV and complete the essay questions through to be considered.
  • Must be 18 years or greater.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States through September 2026.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice.
  • Must be willing to sign an 18 month employment contract committing to remain with the company for 18 months.

Desired Characteristics

  • Journalism experience.
  • Interest in Business News.
  • Highly motivated individuals.
  • Solid writing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • A passion for digital media.
  • A commitment to a career in digital journalism

Application Process

Please visit and click on the job postings link to apply. 

What Happens Next

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret that we will only be able to respond to those candidates in whom we have interest. If you are contacted for an interview, in most cases, you will speak with, or meet someone from CNBC. A final decision is made after a final in person interview.


We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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