CBS News Spring 2018 Internship, DC BureauApply
CBS Business Unit: CBS News
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US
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 CBS News internship program is an educational program designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, CBSN, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, Political Unit, National Desk, Radio News, Weekend News and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day. Interns can expect to log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist staff members.
Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must have excellent computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university. Spring deadline is 10/31. Interviews begin in November.
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