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ViacomCBS Community Relations Internship - Summer 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 36372

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

This Community Relations Internship is designed to provide experience for students pursuing Public Relations careers in relation to television broadcasting. Interns have the opportunity to shadow and assist our staff to learn more about how the Community Relations Department contributes to the television station’s community engagement initiatives.

This internship for summer 2020 is available in the Community Relations department only. ViacomCBS Television Stations will sponsor paid college internships for upper level students actively enrolled in an accredited educational institution.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work alongside the Community Relations team on the creation, planning and execution of station events.

  • Assist with community partnerships and promotions.

  • Coordinate and conduct station tours.

  • Distribute daily press clippings.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Application Deadline - 3:00 P.M. CST, Wednesday, March 4th, 2020.

Please note - Any application received after the deadline may not be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • All interns must be college students, and must be a Junior, Senior or Graduate student enrolled in an accredited institution and majoring in an Art specific degree. ViacomCBS will require verification.

  • Interns must arrange the internship through the education institution on a for-credit basis.

  • Interns must be available for a pre-determined minimum of hours per week that will be determined by the requirements of their individual educational institution. ViacomCBS will require verification.

  • Intern candidates should express interest in career fields of community relations, public relations and/or event coordinating.

  • Availability during the Minnesota State Fair is required. The State Fair dates include Thursday, August 27th through Monday, September 7th.

  • Some evening and weekend availability.

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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