How to Meet CNBC on August 9 or 10 in Houston


Business News Associate Workshop at #AAJA18 | Houston | Aug 10

How to Meet CNBC on August 9 or 10 in Houston

Applications for the workshop are closed. If you would like to meet with CNBC on August 9 or 10 at the 2018 AAJA National Convention, please send your resume and contact info to to be considered for an interview.

The CNBC Business News Associate Workshop is an invitation-only workshop designed for entry-level journalists. The workshop will take place on August 10 in Houston, Texas at the 2018 AAJA National Convention.

Please note:

  • This workshop is geared toward the Class of 2018 and recent college and post-graduates.
  • Applicants must be registered, or plan to register, for the 2018 AAJA National Convention.
  • Applicants are responsible for their registration and travel costs to the 2018 AAJA National Convention.
  • Applicants MUST possess ALL of the "basic qualifications" and "eligibility requirements" outlined below.
  • CNBC is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

By applying for this workshop, applicants who have a bachelor's degree are also applying for a position as a CNBC Business News Associate. Some workshop attendees may be selected and invited to visit CNBC Global Headquarters for final interviews with members of the CNBC Executive team.

To be considered for the CNBC Business News Associate Program and this workshop, applicants must meet ALL of the Basic Qualifications and Eligibility Requirements.

CNBC Business News Associate Program Qualifications, Eligibility Requirements and Desired Characteristics

Basic Qualifications

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

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to take a drug test
  • Must be 18 years or greater
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States
  • 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 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Must be willing to relocate to tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT) by September 18, 2018

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's degree
  • Journalism experience
  • Interest in business journalism
  • Highly motivated individuals
  • Commitment to Television News Production as a career
  • Solid writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Proven leadership skills