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ViacomCBS Spring 2021 CBSN Originals Production Intern in United States

REF#: 37212


JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,,, GameSpot,, and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.


Division Overview:

CBSN Originals is the longform documentary unit of CBSN, CBS New's 24/7 streaming channel -- producing a series that combines the strength of CBS News’ original reporting with a distinct, immersive brand of storytelling.

Role Details:

We are looking for an intern who can provide support and efficiency to all phases of the production process. In this position, the intern will play a key role in supporting Originals team in tasks necessary to complete our half-hour documentaries.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Provide general support to producers from pitch to premiere

  • Assist with research needs and fact-checking in development through post-production

  • Assist with archival searches in post-production

  • Complete various administrative tasks like organizing documents and project files

  • Conform scripts as necessary


  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Strong interest in documentary filmmaking and/or storytelling

  • Strong research skills

  • Proficiency in Google Drive services

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

You might also have -

  • Strong writing skills, a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp

  • Must be at least 18 years old


EEO Statement:

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

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