CBS Corporation 2017 Fall Internship- Library & Archives (DC) in Washington, District Of Columbia

2017 Fall Internship- Library & Archives (DC)

REF#: 29103


JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC, US


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 slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama 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®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, 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., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to [1]


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Smithsonian Channel is seeking a Fall Intern to assist the Library & Archives Group in the Washington DC office. Responsibilities will include:

  • Catalog raw footage, edited programs, and/or other media assents in a Collective Access database

  • QC master digital files and create access copies

  • Conduct footage research and/or archival research for productions, using in-house and external databases

  • Research and fact check scripts

  • Migrate files in legacy or proprietary digital formats to archival formats



To qualify, you must be an undergraduate student (rising junior or senior) with the following:

  • 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 20 hours/week from September to December 2017

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight 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

  • Prefer graduate-level coursework in Library/Information Sciences

  • Must be proficient with Mac OS

  • Familiarity with video production a plus


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