CBS Corporation 2017 Summer Intern - Smithsonian Channel Digital Media (NYC) in United States

2017 Summer Intern - Smithsonian Channel Digital Media (NYC)

REF#: 27473

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®.

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™ which offers Smithsonian Channel™ and Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to [1]


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Smithsonian Channel is seeking a Summer Intern for it's Digital Media Group. The interns responsibilities will be:

  • Weekly partner promo audit (identifying featured brands on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Video)

  • Track other competitor networks across DTO platforms

  • Draft social media copy for 2017 partner promotions

  • Develop posts and strategies to support Smithsonian Networks across various social platforms

  • Assist in the day-to-day tasks of editorial, marketing, and program scheduling for digital distribution

  • Assist in QC of site, apps, social, and interactive projects



  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or senior)

  • Strong interest in Cable/Entertainment Industry

  • 2.50 GPA or above

  • Submission of a cover letter - required

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work and prioritize work assignments

  • Able to provide administrative support as needed


  • Cable television experience a plus

  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus

  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus

  • Familiarity with Google Products

  • Very strong writing and communication skills

  • Experience with social media scheduling tools


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