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ViacomCBS Drama Development Intern - Spring 2021 (Remote) in United States

REF#: 37437

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 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The Drama Development department at CBS is looking for a passionate, driven and engaged 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:

  • Review writer/director samples and provide brief coverage with analysis

  • Create/maintain spreadsheets for various development databases

  • Read the story areas, outlines, and drafts for all the development projects

  • Working on independent tasks/projects as needed by the development team


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

  • Must be available 2-3 full days per week from 9am-5:30pm PST.

  • Must have a computer with internet access.

  • Must have a passion for Television and the entertainment industry.

  • Eager to learn, self-starter and ability to work independently.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Previous internship experience is preferred.

  • A demonstrated interest in Television/Film is required.


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