CBS News Intern Program

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CBS News is the news and information division of CBS Corporation, dedicated to providing the best in journalism under standards it pioneered at the dawn of radio and television and continues to set in today's digital age. Headquartered in New York, CBS News includes bureaus across the globe and influential, critically acclaimed programs providing newsmaking features and interviews, investigative reports, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week, utilizing a multi-platform model for news distribution across television, radio, the internet and hand-held devices. The CBS News internship program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or communication. Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, CBS This Morning, Sunday Morning, Face the Nation, Newspath, Newspath Sports, Radio News, Press Office, Weekend News, News Marketing, Investigative Unit and Broadcast Marketing. Locations include New York and Washington DC. Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. Assignments vary day-to-day. Interns can expect to log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist staff members. Fall and Spring interns are accepted on a rolling basis. The summer program selects and assigns students on a first-come, first-served basis; summer applications will not be accepted after February 28 of each year. This is a paid position. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university.


Contact Information

  • Katie Curcio
  • CBS BROADCASTING INC.
  • 524 W. 57th Street
  • New York, NY 10019

Stats

  • Number of Interns: 51-100
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: Varies
  • Degree Type: College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students

Locations

  • New York, NY
  • Washington, DC

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