ViacomCBS Business Office Intern in Chicago, Illinois
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
A unique learning opportunity for 2020/2021 college students interested in pursuing a career in the TV Business Offices concentrating on the Newsroom environment; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in areas of the newsroom.
NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Business Intern is someone who has an understanding of a several business aspects, as well as the desire to learn in a newsroom environment. The Business Intern will assist the News Business Managers in many aspects of the business office responsibilities.
Intern will be side by side with news department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge.
Each internship will be for approximately 3 months/1 semester. The candidate who is selected must be enrolled in college. This is a paid internship.
The Internship will be considered "at will" employees and the Program can end at any time during each three/six month period at the station's sole discretion.
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous
Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Currently seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Business, Journalism or Communications.
Strong social media and writing skills are preferred.
Participation in college business offices/environment will be taken into account.
Previous internship or business experience is helpful but not required.
Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled