CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Veteran Internship Program- Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Summer 2017 Veteran Internship Program- Boston, MA

REF#: 27574

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Boston, MA

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Corporation recognizes the hard work and dedication it takes to serve our country. We value the skills you developed during your time in the military - leadership, problem solving, teamwork and attention to detail, to name a few. These same qualities are essential to our success as a company. We are committed to fostering an environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds. We work toward creating a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth.

CBS Corporation is launching its Summer 2017 Veteran Internship Program for qualified college Veteran students who are enrolled full-time in an accredited university.

Through this initiative, we are committed to supporting the career development of our veterans by offering hands-on experience, career-building workshops, professional development courses and the opportunity to network with the best in our business. Although the following internships (listed below) are based in various departments, the program will be coordinated so participants take part in all of the aforementioned learning opportunities.

CBS Corporation is encouraging Veterans who are current full-time college students to apply. All of the following internships are paid and located in either New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Sacramento or Chicago. Each description provides more detail about the specific internship.

CBS TV Stations - Boston, MA

  • News- Learn how a television news story develops, from event, to editorial decisions, to shooting, to writing, to editing, to air. Assist assignment editors, reporters, and producers in gathering news stories. This includes pre-interviewing, researching, pitching ideas and viewing/logging tapes. Days needed: weekdays, nights, weekends (varies). This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting and public relations. It will provide an opportunity for you to learn the operation of the department assigned to while, at the same time allow you to perform some of the job functions that are critical to the learning process.

  • Sports- Learn how sports are produced for news and the different responsibilities of the many people who contribute to that effort. Duties will include logging games as they are recorded off of TV and satellite, logging highlight feeds, answering phones, and occasionally assisting talent in the field. Days needed: Monday - Friday 4pm-11:35pm, Saturday/Sunday 12N-7pm, 4pm-11:35pm. This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting and public relations. It will provide an opportunity for you to learn the operation of the department assigned to while, at the same time allow you to perform some of the job functions that are critical to the learning process.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Must be a Veteran or honorably discharged from the US Armed Forces.

  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university through December 2017.

  • Be able to work 20 to 30 hours per week.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled