HBO 2017 LA Summer Intern - Production


HBO’s West Coast Production department produces all the original material shown on HBO in both the series, and films/miniseries divisions. Our interns experience the day to day activities of a cable network production department and gain a great perspective of that market, and the industry in general, and the jobs it offers.


  • Assist production exec assistants in every-day tasks such as answering phones, taking messages, rolling calls with executives, and maintaining their calendar
  • Ordering supplies
  • Making copies and setting up rooms for meetings
  • Script coverage, analysis and breakdown
  • Maintain and create spreadsheets
  • Filing/Organizing current project documents and archiving old ones
  • Data Entry


  • Academics in TV/Film Production or Critical Studies, with an interest in pursuing a career in production
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to follow direction and work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Candidates that can handle themselves professionally in an office environment, with good phone etiquette, a solid work ethic, and an eagerness to learn.


The summer program runs for 10 weeks from June to August. Eligible students must be rising juniors or seniors enrolled in a degree granting university or college. A minimum 3.0 GPA. Able to work in Los Angeles and secure housing accommodations (HBO will not cover the cost of housing). Passionate about Film, TV, Media & Entertainment. Prior entertainment internship experience a plus. All internship positions are paid.

Application deadline is February 1, 2017

Please keep in mind the application process is very competitive. Should there be an interest in your candidacy, an HR representative will contact you.

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America’s most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

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