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ViacomCBS Current Programming Intern - Spring 2021 (Remote) in United States

REF#: 37545

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 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The CBS Current Programming team is looking for a student to join their team for the spring semester. This remote internship requires 2 full days/week of availability. Students may be in any location, but must be available to work from 9am-5:30pm pacific standard time.

Job Responsibilities:

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

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

  • Help manage department staffing grid and database, adding writer information and reading samples

  • Distribute various documents and media internally

  • Support assistants with show coverage as needed, including taking notes during calls, setting meetings, tracking material


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

  • Must be available 2 full days per week from 9am-5:30pm PST

  • Must have a computer with internet access

  • Must be reliable and comfortable working independently

  • Previous internship experience is a plus but not mandatory

  • Eager to learn about current programming at a television network

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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


EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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