2016 CBS News Internship Program in USA

Applications are invited for CBS News internship program for the fall and spring season. This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production.
Current undergraduate (rising junior or above) and graduate students are eligible for the internship. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred; other majors will be considered.
CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage.
Field of Internship: Interns will learn fundamental newsgathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, log tapes, coordinate scripts, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist staff members. Duties vary in each department.
Course Level:
Internships
Internship Provider: CBS News 
An internship can be taken in 
USA (New York or Washington D.C.)
Eligibility: Current undergraduate (rising junior or above) and graduate students are eligible. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred; other majors will be considered. Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. Students must be able to meet the minimum time commitment — the full time during the summer; at least two full weekdays in fall/spring. Recent graduates are not eligible for this program. Applicants must be legally authorised to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme. (Applicants must be legally authorised to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position)
Is this paid internship? Yes, CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university.
Internship Description: This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Each student is selected and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Internship Duration: Not Known
How to Apply: Email all the following materials together: application (click to download/print), resume, transcript (can be unofficial), a 1-page essay about why you want the internship and a letter from your university confirming that you are a student working toward a degree at their accredited college and support your participation in a paid internship at CBS News.
Internship Application Deadline: Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of positions varies from each semester:
  • Fall | Semester deadlineJune 30
  • Spring | Semester deadline: October 31.
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