Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Discovery's Veterans Internship Program

Position Summary:
Discovery’s Veterans Internship Program provides qualified veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States various paid learning opportunities to experience firsthand what it is like to work for a global media company and learn how the valuable skills they developed in the military can translate to support a successful and rewarding career.

Through this program, veterans will gain valuable industry knowledge through work shadowing, networking opportunities and hands-on training. This program hopes to serve as a vital source for building a qualified candidate pool to fill permanent positions at Discovery and across our industry.

This program is a 12 weeks, paid learning experience that offers students valuable industry knowledge and skills that they can apply to a career in the media or entertainment industry.

With respect to scheduling challenges of active students and/or competing work schedules, this program provides flexibility, to allow veteran students to concurrently pursue their education.

Opportunities are available in the following departments:

-Accounting and Finance
-Ad Sales
-Business & Legal Affairs
-Communications & Public Relations
-Creative & Design
-Digital Media
-Engineering & Media Technology
-Human Resources
-Insights & Research
-Process & Operations
-Social Media
-Talent Casting
-TV Development
-TV Programming & Scheduling

Based on your background and interests, we will place you in a department that aligns with your career interests and goals.

Discovery’s Veterans Internship Program is designed to support an education curriculum – with a focus on developing practical experience. Eligible applicants must be US military veterans who have been discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States. They must also be actively enrolled in a college or university program.  Must have legal right to work in the United States.

Application instructions here.