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CBS Corporation Current Programs Intern - Spring 2020 in Studio City, California

Current Programs Intern - Spring 2020

REF#: 35583

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The CBS Internship Program is designed to provide students with exposure to various departments within the television/entertainment industry. The Current Programs intern will work closely with the department to:

  • Read story areas/outlines/drafts and write coverage/summaries for weekly reports.

  • Observe the notes-giving process and give thoughts on material as requested.

  • Support department assistants with desk and phone coverage as needed.

  • Manage department staffing grid, adding samples and writer representation information. Read scripts on grid.

  • Distribute various documents and media internally.

  • Complete office tasks including copying, filing, binder-making, DVD burning, collating, and more.

  • Assist with day-to-day projects as they come up.


  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.

  • Passion for television and/or the entertainment industry.

  • Eager to learn about scripted programming at a television network.

  • Previous internship experience is a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.

  • High attention to detail and an ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment


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