Spring Intern - Production, Smithsonian Channel

Ref#: 26976
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US

About Us:
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2™, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILY ZONE® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD™, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.
The Spring Intern will have the opportunity to observe the various stages of film production from pre-production to production to post-production.  By working closely with production teams, the intern will participate firsthand in many of the steps in producing a film.  

Responsibilities may include:
  • Providing production assistance
  • conducting story development research
  • researching and fact checking scripts
  • preparing music cue sheets and narration scripts
  • screening and logging archival footage
  • stock footage research
  • duplicating DVD's
Must be a current undergraduate student (junior or rising senior) who has:

  • passion for television/non-fiction programming
  • proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Mac operating system)
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • flexible sensibility
  • active participation in extracurricular activities - clubs, athletics
  • min. 3.0 GPA

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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