CBS Corporation Production Intern - Fall 2018 in Los Angeles, California

Production Intern - Fall 2018

REF#: 31696

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


We are seeking smart, motivated interns looking for exposure to both scripted and unscripted television development and production. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in pursuing a career within development, production, creative affairs, or other related fields. Interns will gain insight and knowledge of the industry by way of practical work experience, such as script coverage, research, creating and maintaining lists of available actors, writers, and directors, and other various projects to gain exposure to all facets of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Reading and evaluating script and book submissions

  • Logging and updating company script databases and development grids

  • Creating writer and talent lists

  • Researching up-and-coming talent, IP, and formats

  • Writing and designing one-sheets, treatments, and pitch decks

  • Pitching projects to the team

  • Participating on set of a production


What we’re looking for in candidates:

  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills

  • Great interpersonal skills

  • Interested in gaining experience in both scripted and unscripted entertainment

  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Have a passion for television, film and digital content

  • Finger on the pulse of entertainment and pop culture

  • Can-do, no-task-too-small attitude


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled