2018 Summer/Year Round Intern - Programming Research

Ref#: 29987
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.  Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®. 

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networkswhich offers Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian Earththrough SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to www.SHO.com



Position will be involved in tracking & reporting of theatrical, special programming, and sporting event performance. Monitoring competitive television landscape, including weekly tracking of competing programs of interest. Additional ad hoc assignments in relation to program tracking and analysis
Intern will be a resource for the Programming Research department, assisting in the overall functioning of television research, which serves as a support group for Program Planning & Scheduling, Marketing, & Sports among others.
Required Qualifications (the below are standard and will not change)
  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week during the summer for 8 weeks from 6/11-8/3 and 20 hours per week during fall & Spring semester.
  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above) 
  • Strong Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry 
  • 2.50 GPA or above v Submission of a cover letter - required 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail v 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
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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