Internship Internship


Location Philadelphia, PA
Start Date 9/4/2015
End Date 11/15/15
Application Deadline 8/15/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information CBS Headquarters 51 W. 52nd Street New York, NY 10019-6188 1-212-975-4321



General Information
CBS-3’s Internship Program is designed to provide field experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting. Interns are accepted for the Summer, and Fall semesters. This is a paid internship. Transportation costs (except those incurred while traveling for business purposes requested by CBS-3), meals, and any other financial obligations, are the sole responsibility of the individual intern. Interns are expected to dress appropriately for the business world while interning at CBS-3.

Departments Available For Internships

Business Department: The intern will learn how a business office functions within the television broadcasting industry. The intern will assist in processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, assist with record keeping. There will also be some exposure to human resources. Business or accounting majors are preferred for this position.

Creative Services Department: Assists in the overall promotion of CBS-3. The intern will assist the promotion writers and producers in the creation and development of advertising, promotional, and public service anNouncement material. Strong creative writing skills preferred for this position.

News Department: The intern will learn how a news department operates and provides news coverage of the Philadelphia region, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The intern may be assigned to a variety of areas such as breaking news, sports, consumer unit, the assignment desk, or the tape library.

Public Relations Department: Assists with the station’s public relations and public service activities including writing press releases and other publicity materials, assisting in the production and scheduling of public service anNouncements, and planning special events and other community outreach programs.

Sales Department: The intern will learn about selling local television advertising time, as well as creating special sales projects, understanding ratings trends for specific sales proposals, and creating presentations for obtaining new business accounts.


Prospective interns must be students currently enrolled in a post-secondary program that sponsors internships for academic credit. Students must be in satisfactory academic standing with an overall grade point average of at least 2.7 (C+) and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) in their major courses. We do Not have opportunities for high school students or volunteers. Prospective interns must provide six documents (called the Intern Packet): 1) Intern Application 2) Advisor’s Verification Form 3) Internship Agreement 4) An original college/university transcript 5) A one-page letter stating why you wish to undertake this Internship 6) A document from the intern’s school, on school letterhead, advising us of the number of credits the student will receive for the internship. Application Procedure: All candidates interested in applying for an internships position with CBS 3, KYW-TV / CW Philly 57 are required to apply online at Click on the jobs link to be director to CBS Television Stations’ employment website. Be prepared to create a new user account as well as uploading your resume. Use the Search option to search for jobs in Philadelphia. Click on the Internships job link to apply for a position. Once your online applicant Notice and resume are received the “Intern Packet” will be electronically sent to you via email.