Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Paid Summer Production Internship for Rising Junior or Senior

Ref#: 21363
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Smithsonian Channel is owned by Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution. Its programs are largely inspired by the assets of the world’s largest museum complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series, and groundbreaking programs highlighting America’s historical, cultural and scientific heritage.

  • Providing production assistance for local shoots
  • Conducting research and fact checking scripts
  • Screening, logging takes and transcribing
  • Duplicating DVDs
  • Assisting with general production office support
Required Qualifications:
  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
  • Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry
  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Submission of cover letter- required
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to provide administrative suppose 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
  • Basic knowledge of production equipment
  • Must be proficient on a MAC operating system
Click to apply.