2018 Smithsonian Channel Fall Internship - Production (Washington, DC)

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2018 Smithsonian Channel Fall Internship- Production (Washington, DC)

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CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks

Job Type: Paid Intern

Job Schedule: Part-Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Description:

Smithsonian Channel  is seeking a

Fall Intern  to assist the Production Group in the Washington DC office.  Responsibilities will include:

Provide production assistance for local shoots

Conduct story development research

Organize and edit scripts for delivery

Assist with general production office support

Review submissions documents and pitch tapes under consideration by channel

Qualifications:

Required:

Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above) Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry 2.5 GPA or above Submission of cover letter- required Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint Superior communication and interpersonal skills Exceptional attention to detail Ability to work at least 20 hours/week from September- December Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously Able to provide administrative suppose as needed Preferred:

Strong writing skills

Social Media Skills

Photo editing/ photoshop skills

Familiarity with Google Products

Knowledge and understanding of digital marketing strategies

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

About Us:

Smithsonian Channel™, owned by Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment across multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of SHOWTIME® with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian, to create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the network’s offerings are series including Aerial America, America in Color, First Ladies Revealed, Polar Bear Town, The Lost Tapes, Amazing Monkeys, America’s Secret Space Heroes, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include Titanic’s Fatal Fire, The Obama Years: The Power of Words, Nightmare on Everest, Diana and the Paparazzi, Diana: The Day We Said Goodbye and Flying High with Phil Keoghan. Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Earth™, through SN Digital LLC., a new subscription video streaming service delivering spectacular original nature and wildlife content. To learn more, go to www.smithsonianchannel.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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