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CBS Corporation 2020 Spring Internship-Digital Partner Marketing in New York, New York

REF#: 35537

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




Smithsonian Channel™ a ViacomCBS network, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing factual entertainment, available in HD and 4K Ultra HD across multiple platforms.

Smithsonian Channel, winner of Emmy and Peabody awards for its programming is the home of popular genres such as air and space, travel, history, science, nature and pop culture. Among the network's offerings are hit series including Aerial America, America in Color, America's Hidden Stories, Apollo's Moon Shot, The Pacific War in Color and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include The Green Book: Guide to Freedom, Black Hole Hunters and Princess Diana's Wicked Stepmother.

Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Channel Plus™, a subscription video streaming service delivering over a thousand hours of the Channel's stunning and diverse library of documentaries and series in HD and 4K Ultra HD.

Smithsonian Channel is also available internationally in Canada, Singapore, Latin America, the UK and Ireland.


The Spring 2020 Digital Partner Marketing intern will learn the life-cycle of launching a show with DTO partners and will become familiar with the various ways our content is pitched, delivered, and marketed on our various partner platforms. Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow other employees on the team, should they desire to learn about a different related area of the digital business (for example: social media, creative, editorial, etc.).

The Spring 2020 Digital Partner Marketing intern will be involved and responsible for, but not limited to, the following projects:

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of partner relationship management and asset delivery workflow, focusing mainly on our DTO business and also assisting where needed on Smithsonian Channel Plus marketing efforts.

  • Perform weekly spot checks of partner platforms to ensure our products are displayed accurately and communicating any issues to supervisor.

  • Capture screenshots and record dates/placements of partner promotions for tracking and analysis.

  • Research and pull together information for priority shows.

  • Work with Social Media team to request and create copy and creative for weekly posts driving to DTO partner stores.



  • 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

  • Ability to work 21 hours per week from January 2020 to May 2020


  • 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


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled