Summer 2020 GameSpot Editorial Intern

Ref#: 36091
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Division Overview:

CBSi Games is the #1 network of games media sites and includes some of the most popular gaming destinations in the world including GameSpot, GameFAQs, Giant Bomb, and Comic Vine.

Role Details:

The GameSpot editorial intern will work alongside the core editorial team in San Francisco, participating in brainstorming meetings, creating content, and assisting in our peer-review process. There are also potential opportunities for external event coverage and on-camera appearances. 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Write news and commerce articles

  • Help edit news, features, and reviews

  • Contribute to editorial and video planning meetings

  • Manage personal assignments in Asana and collaborate with the editorial team via Slack

  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week. 
  • 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 – 

  • A passion for writing and a team mentality

  • Ability to adapt writing styles for various types of coverage

  • Knowledge of industry trends and a passion for video games and gaming culture

You might also have – 

  • On-camera experience

  • Social media expertise

  • Broad knowledge of the games media space

  • Interest in contemporary pop culture (TV, film, wrestling, toys, etc.)

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:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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