Talent & Casting Intern - Spring 2019

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Ref#: 32473
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-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 CBS Internship Program is designed to provide students with exposure to various departments within the television/entertainment industry. The Casting intern will work closely with the department to:
  • Attend network tests, table reads, and tapings for CBS shows.
  • Attend CBS drama/comedy/alternative casting sessions.
  • Observe conference calls regarding the casting of CBS projects, attend agency and management meetings, and observe auditions/rehearsals of the annual CBS Diversity Showcase. 
  • Track and input diversity data of all CBS auditions for annual diversity report.
  • Greet guests that meet with casting executives (actors, producers, executives, etc). 
  • Assist with phone coverage and general office duties.




Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.
  • Previous entertainment internship experience is preferred.
  • Passion for the entertainment industry.
  • Strong interest in casting. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Experience in internet research and proficient in Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced and quickly changing environment. 
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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