Summer 2017 Social Content Intern -

About Us:

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,,, GameSpot,, and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.


The social content intern will work within the CBS Interactive Social Content Development & Programming team in our Burbank office. As a full-time member of our team during the summer, you will have an opportunity to impact hundreds of millions of TV fans through powerful social media content.

This internship offers the right candidate an opportunity to create content that will delight TV fans on social platforms as well as exposure to the full scope of content production. It is ideal for a student who wishes to explore and/or pursue a career in online content development/production or content marketing.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work on Big Brother Snapchat and other social projects for summer shows
  • Generate and pitch content ideas daily for CBS summer shows
  • Identify real-time social trends and rising themes and generate content ideas that leverage those opportunities
  • Create photo and video content in collaboration with content producers, designers and editors
  • Work with social content producers to publish social posts, including writing creative and effective copy and selecting/manipulating accompanying imagery


  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm) but times may vary per team
  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university’s guidelines


  • Understanding of publishing on social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Interest in television, entertainment and pop culture
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines
  • Great communication skills and ability to articulate concepts
  • Keen eye for visual storytelling (experience in Photoshop a plus)

Additional Requirements:

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Must be at least 18 years old

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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