Fall Intern 2017 - Talent and Casting

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Ref#: 28933
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, US

About 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.
Description:

The Talent and Casting Intern will receive invaluable insight into the operation of a casting office at a television network, working closely with executives and their assistants. An intern will be an active member of the office and a part of our team; as such, will partake not only in administrative duties but in creative opportunities that provide unparalleled preparation for an entry level position in the entertainment industry.

Responsibilities and experiences may include (but aren’t limited to): attending network tests/table reads/tapings for CBS shows, attending CBS drama/comedy/alternative casting sessions, observing conference calls regarding the casting of CBS projects, attending agency and management meetings, observing auditions/rehearsals of the annual CBS Diversity Showcase, tracking and inputting diversity data of all CBS auditions for annual diversity report, greeting guests that meet with casting executives (actors, producers, executives, etc.), assisting with phone coverage and general office duties.

Qualifications:

MUST BE AVAILABLE FROM 9AM - 6PM MON, WED, AND FRI.

Please do not apply if you will not have the above availability during the Fall semester.

Intern candidates must be reliable, and should have excellent written and oral communication skills, a professional phone manner, a strong proficiency in Word and internet research, the ability to adapt to a fast paced and quickly changing environment and a passionate interest in the entertainment industry and in casting.

MUST BE A CURRENT JUNIOR OR SENIOR IN COLLEGE.



 
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