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‘Today’ takes a page from ‘The Apprentice’ and says, ‘you’re dismissed!’

On the heels of NBC’s successful reality show ‘The Apprentice,’ eight current NBC interns compete in a week-long challenge called, 'The Intern'.
/ Source: TODAY

"The Intern" was developed to model NBC's hugely successful primetime show "The Apprentice." Our participants are in two teams with one person being fired each day until there are four remaining winners. The four winning interns will go on special assignment with the "Today" team, and the four "dismissed" interns will return to their prior intern assignments within NBC. Here are the two teams:


BOAZ FRANKEL New York University
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Hometown: New York, NY
Dream Job: Sportswriter & restaurateur
Work Experience: Published in New York Times at 15
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Dream Job: Documentary producer 
Work Experience: K-8 substitute teacher
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Dream Job: Executive Producer
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