2018 Smithsonian Channel Internship- Digital Media

Ref#: 31642
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

- Knowledge of broadcast television business environment, and OTT/streaming service business environment
- Knowledge of the roll art plays in digital media, editorial and social media marketing strategies and tactics
- Refine their design sensibilities and learn to adhere to brand guidelines.
- Create promotional materials for emails, websites, social media platforms and partner marketing campaigns to promote the overall network and specific shows
- Cut promotional assets for different platforms and devices 
- Cropping and recomposing artwork following strict style guides for our website, email campaigns, and partner platforms (Hulu, Roku, Amazon, etc.)
- Ensure on-time and error-free delivery of final and approved assets for release.
- Color correct and retouch images.
- Create and maintain archives of all final assets and original art.
- Work with internal teams and various departments to assist in the fulfillment of editorial and marketing art requests as needed. 

  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
  • Strong Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry 
  • 2.50 GPA or above 
  • Submission of a cover letter - required 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to work and prioritize work assignments 
  • Able to provide administrative support as needed


  • Cable television experience a plus 
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus 
  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus
About Us:
Smithsonian Channel™, owned by Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment across multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of SHOWTIME® with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian, to create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the network’s offerings are series including Aerial America, America in Color, First Ladies Revealed, Polar Bear Town, The Lost Tapes, Amazing Monkeys, America’s Secret Space Heroes, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include Titanic’s Fatal Fire, The Obama Years: The Power of Words, Nightmare on Everest, Diana and the Paparazzi, Diana: The Day We Said Goodbye and Flying High with Phil Keoghan. Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Earth™, through SN Digital LLC., a new subscription video streaming service delivering spectacular original nature and wildlife content. To learn more, go to www.smithsonianchannel.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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