Bentonville Film Festival Announces Internship for HBCU Media Students

Last Updated on May 25, 2023

Bentonville Film Festival Official Event Poster, May 2-7, 2017.The Bentonville Film Festival is excited to announce an HBCU exclusive internship in partnership with Walmart! This opportunity will be a week-long, immersive experience across various departments introducing interns to innovative methods of championing diversity and inclusion.

Internship Requirements

  • Current HBCU Students (Must be at lease a spring semester sophomore)
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPS or higher
  • students interested in Computer Science, Engineering, Film, Television, Digital Media, Finance, and Accounting

About the Bentonville Film Festival

Bentonville Film Festival is a one of a kind annual event which will champion women and diversity in all aspects of entertainment media. With engaged entertainment industry leaders and major corporate sponsors, the Festival is positioned to deliver commercially viable solutions and initiatives to positively support content creation and distribution in support of our mission.

Mission of the Organization
A research-based and commercially focused platform that proactively supports diverse storytellers, the Bentonville Film Festival’s mission is to champion women and diverse voices in media.

Bentonville Film Festival features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution to it’s winning films to include a theatrical release in partnership with AMC theaters, television in partnership with STARZ and LIFETIME and digital and retail home entertainment distribution in partnership with Walmart.

Bentonville Film Festival strives to work with content creators to inspire young minds because if they can see it they can be it.

How To Apply for the Internship

All eligible students are encouraged to apply. Click the link below to visit the Walmart/Sam's Club employment page.


Source: White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education.

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