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ViacomCBS News Internship - Summer 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

REF#: 36367

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN


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.).


WCCO-TV’s News Internship Program is designed to provide experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting and digital storytelling. Interns have the opportunity to shadow and assist our staff to learn more about the television business, specifically Broadcast News.

Interns are currently being accepted for the 2020 summer semester. These Internship positions are available in the News Department only. ViacomCBS Television Stations will sponsor paid college internships for upper level students actively enrolled in an accredited educational institution and majoring in a broadcast related field.


  • Interns may arrange the internship through their educational institution on a for-credit basis. This is no longer a requirement, but should students decide to earn academic credit in addition to a minimum wage, ViacomCBS will require verification of eligible credits via a signed advisor letter.


All WCCO-TV Interns will be paid a minimum wage.

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

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



  • All interns must be either a Junior, Senior or Graduate student enrolled in an accredited institution and majoring or specializing in a broadcast related field. ViacomCBS will require verification.

  • Interns must be available for a pre-determined minimum of hours per week. For students earning academic credit, ViacomCBS will require verification of minimum hours required by their school.



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