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CBS Corporation Intern, Digital Media/Social Media - Smithsonian Channel in New York, New York

Intern, Digital Media/Social Media - Smithsonian Channel

REF#: 34919

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




Smithsonian Channel is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. Our awe-inspiring programs, powerful documentaries and entertaining factual stories shine new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, travel and pop culture. From legacy series such as Aerial America, Million Dollar American Princesses and Air Disasters to recent hits like America in Color, The Lost Tapes and The Coronation, our award-winning programming is available across multiple platforms in HD and 4K Ultra HD. The Channel is also available internationally in Canada, Singapore and Latin America, with more international launches to come in 2019. We currently have offices in New York City and Washington, DC.


'- Daily social media activities on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

  • Social media reporting and analysis through Sprout Social and other third-party tools

  • Brainstorming and implementing scheduling and project management for digital marketing stunts

  • Supporting distribution and promotion of video for premiering shows

  • Developing competitive assessments & trend analyses for key social media initiatives

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

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

  • Offer ideas, input, and feedback

  • Miscellaneous urgent tasks as they arise



  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)

  • Strong Interest in the 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

  • 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

  • Very strong communication skills

  • Deep familiarity with the functionality of major media sites, examples, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled