Discovery Communications, Inc
New York City, NY, United States
Internship, Marketing, Design, Entertainment, Media, Tv
Sep 12, 2021
Dec 26, 2021
Although our spring internship program will be completely remote (students can apply from anywhere), please be aware that this intern will report into an east coast based manager and therefore should expect to work on eastern standard time.
The ID TRVL Digital and Social Media team is in charge of curating and cultivating both networks\u2019 social media platforms as well as interacting with their audiences and providing socially appropriate content that will resonate with fans in the true crime and paranormal spaces. We aim to promote true crime and paranormal content available on discovery as well as support our linear show premieres. We keep a pulse on current trending crime and paranormal news and help bring about overall brand awareness by creating viral videos in the ID and TRVL voice.
The ID TRVL Digital and Social Media team is looking for an intern who will help create and post our content and help with community management as well as engage with our talent and fans across our social media profiles. Our intern will also be responsible for helping our team stay current in digital media trends and monitor competitors\u2019 content for new social strategies. By the end of this hands-on internship, an ID TRVL Digital and Social Media intern will walk away with a broader understanding of social media content strategy.
*Pursuing a Bachelor\u2019s degree in Communications, Marketing, Film/Television, or Journalism
* Must be currently enrolled as a student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
* Must be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student
* Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States
* Familiarity with content management systems and a strong understanding of content differences across social media platforms
* Experience with Photoshop, Canva, or any other photo editing software is a plus
About Our Program
Discovery\u2019s internationally recognized intern program attracts the country\u2019s boldest and brightest students for a paid, for-credit, real-world work experience in the entertainment and media industry.
Like other Fortune 500 companies, we believe in immersing our students in all aspects of our business, giving them first hand experience working for the global leader in real life entertainment. So what sets us apart? We\u2019re passionate about investing in our interns-- both personally and professionally. Whether our program is in-person or remote, every semester is packed with speaker sessions with executives, LinkedIn profile reviews, recruiter panels, roundtable events and professional seminars-- and that just scratches the surface.
Think our program sounds pretty awesome? Our former interns thought so too! This year, we were voted into Vault\u2019s 2021 internship rankings for best overall internships, best media and telecom internships, best sales and marketing internships and best internships for diversity.
Ready to learn more? Here\u2019s what we offer:
Mentorship from some of the industry\u2019s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans
Professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more
Access to top level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables
Incredible networking opportunities and a robust intern alumni network
A creative, collaborative and inclusive company culture¬†
What you can expect to take away from the semester:
Opportunity to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn\u2019t know you had
The insider scoop on the TV industry and what happens behind the scenes
Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
Real life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure
And finally, what to know before applying:
We offer 12 week spring and summer opportunities
Our Spring 2022 program will be fully remote- the program will run from January 31st-April 22.
The\u202fapplication deadline for Spring 2022 is Friday, November 12th. After this date, we cannot guarantee your application will be reviewed for the position.
Our internships are paid opportunities. Credit is not required; however, we will provide necessary documentation for school credit if desired.
We do not require a cover letter- please do not submit one. Instead, demonstrate your passion for the position through your resume and interviews.¬†
Interviewing will take place from September through mid-December. A Discovery Intern team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.
Discovery Communications, Inc
Website : http://corporate.discovery.com