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The NBA Internship Program provides participants with the opportunity to learn about the business of basketball, develop critical career skills and contribute to meaningful projects across a range of departments. Internships are paid and run for 10 weeks from June to August.

The application window for the 2024 NBA Summer Internship Program is now closed. Applicants will learn more about their candidacy in December.


The NBA HBCU Fellowship Program, provides career development opportunities in the business of basketball for undergraduate and graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Fellows are selected by NBA teams and the league office to work within a variety of departments, including ticket sales, corporate partnerships, IT, social responsibility and marketing. The Fellowship Program is a paid 10-week summer internship program and runs from June to August.

The application window for the 2024 NBA HBCU Fellowship Program is now closed. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis and offers will be extended in early spring 2024. The NBA has enlisted the support of the Children’s Defense Fund and Fearless Dialogues to assist with recruitment, programming, and logistics for this program.

If you have questions regarding the application process or need assistance, please contact 


The Business & Basketball Training Program is a series of virtual development programs in the key business areas of sales, analytics and basketball operations. By providing college juniors, seniors and those early in their careers with access to mentorship, networking and development opportunities, as well as real-world insights, the Future Sales Stars, Future Analytics Stars and Future Basketball Operations Stars programs connect current executives with the next generation of leaders in these fields.

Programming includes deep dives into the world of ticketing and partnership sales, Analytics 101, and various aspects of operating an NBA team, with potential on-site experiences for the basketball operations program. Participants also hear from guest speakers, engage in candid discussions on how to thrive in the sports industry and participate in skill-building sessions such as resume writing, interview preparation and networking.

Interested in any of the NBA Business & Basketball Training Programs? Submit your information here.