Editorial Intern Editorial Intern


Location Washington, DC
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/15/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate $750
Contact Information 400 N. Capitol St., NWSuite 650 Washington, DC 20001 (202) 737-3220


You must be pursuing a bachelor's degree during the semester you would like to intern. First priority is given to rising juniors and seniors. A $750 stipend will be paid at the end of a successful internship.

C-SPAN interns arrive from colleges and universities worldwide with majors ranging from political science and communications to marketing and American studies. Intern classes are small, between 1 to 4 students per department, providing an opportunity for a hands-on, real-life experience. Interns also have an opportunity to interact with interns from other departments at events and discussions, including a Q&A with Executive Chairman and founder Brian Lamb and co-CEO Susan Swain.

Why intern at C-SPAN?
The C-SPAN Internship Program seeks to utilize the talents and education of students like yourself who are interested in communications and politics. During your internship you will become familiar with the workings of a cable television network and you'll get a front row seat to the political process.


What will I do? You will assist in research, writing and/or production for a specific unit or department, detailed below. This may include learning aspects of print and video production; technical, promotional and public relations techniques or program production How To Apply? Are you... -An undergraduate junior or senior? -Interning for college credit? -Interested in the media and politics? -Able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week? .


Develops the daily schedule, tracks House and Senate floor debate, and coordinates elements for the final programming that airs on C-SPAN. Script writing, voice-overs, and writing and choosing Capital News headlines are just some of the responsibilities of this unit.