Community Affairs Internship Community Affairs Internship

CBS Television Stations CBS Television Stations

Location Southfield, MI
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Contact Information CBS Headquarters 51 W. 52nd Street New York, NY 10019-6188 1-212-975-4321 Contact CBS 62 26905 West 11 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48033 248-355-7000


This internship provides student interns the opportunity to gain experience in Community Affairs and Local Programming. Intern responsibilities may include the following activities:
• Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs
• Write scripts for weekly Community Calendars
• Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat
• Write social media for Community Affairs
• Research and write community events for web sites
• Write website community content and/or blogs
• Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, Community Calendars, Web Exclusives
• Possible on-camera work for Web Exclusive content
• Production Assistant on Community Affairs EFP’s (as needed)
• Write, Edit, and Produce local PSA’s and assist with PSA production (as needed)
• Research potential topics for future programs or PSA’s
• Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
• Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
• Assist Programming, Traffic, Creative Services, Sales and Marketing departments (as needed)
• Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.
• KNowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere is a plus but Not required.
• For this internship, students generally work from 9am-5pm three days a week, either a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday shift or a Tuesday-Thursday-Friday shift. Interns must be available on Thursdays for studio production. Interns interested in production/editing must also be available on Fridays.
A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for this internship.


Requirements: • A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for an internship. • Currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status • Must receive college academic credit – No Exceptions • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (minimum of 20 hours per week) during Normal business hours Monday – Friday. • Must be computer literate, and have experience using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. • KNowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier is a plus, but Not required. • Previous experience running a studio camera is a plus. • Must present a letter from College or University verifying enrollment and number of credits to be earned if accepted in to our program.