Discovery Communications

Digital Production Internship- Spring 2018

3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
US-MD-Silver Spring
Career Category
Programming & Production

Position Summary

Discovery Interns are explorers; they dive headfirst into the world in front of them. They aren’t afraid to be uncomfortable and boldly embrace any obstacle or challenge as an opportunity to excel. They walk confidently into the uncharted territory and make the most of their experiences. They ask the questions that go beyond the surface.

Seek adventure, find your passion, forge your path with an internship at Discovery.

Through Discovery’s Internship Program, you’ll have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the entertainment and media industry and learn from the leader in global entertainment.

Here’s what we offer:
• Opportunity to explore and get your hands dirty with challenging work and projects
• Mentorship from Discovery’s best and brightest
• Intern Speaker Series featuring top executives and employees across the business
• Networking opportunities with great snacks
• A creative, collaborative and inclusive company culture with office spaces to match


Here’s what you’ll take away:
• Opportunity to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t 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


What you need to know:
• This spring, our 12 week semester will be held from January 29th-April 20th 2018.
• Our internships are paid opportunities. Credit is not required; however, we will provide documentation if necessary.
• The application deadline is November 17th. After this date, we cannot guarantee your application will be reviewed for the position.
We do not require a cover letter. Please demonstrate your passion for the position through your resume.

Interviewing will take place from October through 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.


Digital Media is a department for web fanatics, who love all things Internet. The Digital Production teams for our networks work to create multiplatform short-form experiences to enhance our shows, drive tune in, generate revenue and engage fans.

As a Digital Production Intern, your adventure could lead you to work on projects and tasks such as:


• Assist team members in editing/ producing or short-form content

• Learn what it takes to produce content for social and digital platforms

• Work with Interactive Producers to learn about online campaigns, production schedules, confirmation of specs, media plans, and performing QA process of Banner units


* Must be currently enrolled as a full time student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an Internship)
* Must be a rising Junior, Senior, or Graduate student
* Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

* Working knowledge of post-production programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro/Final Cut Pro/AVID

* Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, AfterEffects)

* Audio Production/ Sound Mixing experience a plus


If you do not meet the requirements stated above, please do not submit your resume.


Thanks for your interest in Discovery’s Internship program! We look forward to reviewing your submission.


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