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About CBS News Internship Program

The CBS News Internship Program offers exciting opportunities in NY, DC and LA for college students who are currently enrolled in a 4-year university, have achieved junior status and are interested in pursuing a career in journalism or broadcasting.

Placement possibilities include The Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, CBS This Morning, CBS This Morning: Saturday, Sunday Morning, Newspath, News Radio, Talent Strategy, National Desk, CBSN, Press Office, Weekend News, News Marketing and the Investigative Unit. Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department.

Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.


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.

Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events.

A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended.

CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage.

CBS News does not require students to receive college credit.

CBS News Internship Program

Katie Curcio
CBS News
524 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-975-2114


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Industry Experience: 0-1 year
Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.00-3.49


Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Washington, DC