Discovery

  • Production Operations Internship - Spring 2020

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2019 3:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    24659
    Location
    US-TN-Knoxville
    Career Category
    Programming & Production
    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 immerse yourself 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 27th-April 17th 2020.
    • Our internships are paid opportunities. Credit is not required; however, we will provide documentation if necessary.
    • The application deadline is November 15th. 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 September 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

    Lights, Camera, Action: We are the hands-on technical team that manages studios in NY and Knoxville, setting up and handling equipment for the high volume of programs that are shot in our in-house studios and other locations.

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


    • Get valuable experience using high-end broadcast production equipment
    • Set up and break down production equipment in studio and on-site at shooting locations
    • Assist in preparation for different shoots

    Requirements

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

     

    Please note this position is located in KNOXVILLE. If selected for an opportunity, interns are responsible for securing their own housing.

    tennessee, kx, tn

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