Friday, February 5, 2016

Paid Discovery Summer Event Planning Internship

Ready to swim with the sharks? Through the Discovery INternship Program, INterns have the unique opportunity to learn about the entertainment and media industry from the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer through a paid 12 week internship.

 This summer, our 12 week semester will be held from June 1, 2016 through August 19, 2016.  Credit is not required, however we will provide documentation if necessary.

Interviewing will take place from February through April. A Discovery INtern team member will contact you should your experiences and interests match an open internship position.

Discovery's Facilities Department manages a variety of critical logistical needs for all Discovery employees; ranging from Special Event Services, a robust Safety Program, Printing and Production, Security, Mailroom and Engineering Operations, as well as Global Facility Support. With facilities services, including event planning management, Discovery employees are able to function in a safe, comfortable and solutions-driven workplace.

As an event planning INtern, some of the awesome things you could work on include:

• Opportunity to play a vital role in planning and preparing for the annual “Say Yes to the Prom” event in partnership with Discovery Human Resources and the TLC Network
• Planning and preparation for “2015 Discovery Kids Day”
• Updating the Discovery Events Archives database
• Working with vendors on updating all required documentation for event services, such as gaining COI’s, W9 Forms, updated Licenses and more
• Provide on-site support and coordination for all meetings at One Discovery Place
• Provide excellent customer service and acts as a resource to customers

* Must be currently enrolled as a full time student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
* Must be a rising College Junior, Senior, or a Graduate student
* Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
* Must have a passion for providing excellent customer service

Read more and apply here.