CBS Corporation Engineering Internship (Summer 2017) in Atlanta, Georgia

Engineering Internship (Summer 2017)

REF#: 28157

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

The CBS Radio Internship is designed for students interested in careers in radio broadcasting. The objective is to provide students (Undergraduate and Graduate) with hands-on real world experience in the industry. Students will gain knowledge and experience in a variety of radio broadcast functions.

Student will study under CBS Radio Atlanta Chief Engineer, to gain experience with basic FCC Rules, safety practices when working with electronics/electricity. Interns will become familiar with the following elements regarding broadcast engineering.

  • The basic flow of audio from the microphone to the transmitter/stream.

  • Learn how MIS/IT applies to everyday broadcast engineering.

  • Basic soldering skills and specialized tool usage.

  • Live Sports broadcast transmission from the stadium to the transmitter.

  • Basic Troubleshooting, using a logical approach to finding the problem.

Students will work with all departments based on the needs of the station.

This is a paid internship experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Interested individuals should work well independently as well as in a team atmosphere and have an interest in multi media & broadcasting.

Able to interact with the public in an enthusiastic and professional manner.

Students must receive college credit for participation in the program.

Able to understand electronic fundamentals

Able to climb ladders, lift 50 pounds.

Have a basic understanding of TCP/IP Networking

Familiar with Windows 7 thru Windows 10.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled