Discovery Communications

IT Internship- Spring 2018

3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
18694
US-FL-Miami
Career Category
IT & Technical Operations
Type
Intern

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.

Responsibilities

Discovery’s Information Technology department supports the company’s global business needs through streamlined and globalized IT functions and processes that guide the IT revolution at Discovery.


As an IT Intern, some of the awesome things you could work on include:


• IT Help Desk experience
• Audio visual components 
• Exposure to the creation of a SharePoint intranet
• Information and Network security 
• Outlining and wire framing components of collaborative sites
• Inventory management
• Exposure to telecommunication practices related to an enterprise environment

Requirements

* Must be currently enrolled as a full time 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

 

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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