• Food Network Convergent & Social Internship - Spring 2020

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/14/2019 11:46 AM)
    Requisition ID
    US-NY-New York City
  • 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.


    The Food Network Convergence and Social teams work at the unique, exciting intersection of digital and on-air programming. We focus on promoting awareness of and driving tune-in to all linear programming premieres through original digital-first content that serves both super-fans and untapped audiences across Food Network’s digital and social platforms, which includes 29 million Facebook followers and 9 million Instagram followers. Our teams work closely with Food Network’s video, PR and programming teams on a daily basis to make engaging, buzzy and on-brand flat and video content on tight timelines and strict deadlines. We work hard to promote Food Network’s culinary brand, talent and programming in new ways that inspire and engage.

    As a Food Network Convergent & Social Intern, your adventure could lead you to work on projects and tasks such as:


    • Create photo galleries, blog posts, show pages, articles and memes to support shows, schedule and draft social media content for Food Network brand pages
    • Source user-generated videos for Instagram video regrams, with a keen eye on quality and shareability
    • Maintain the organization of incoming and outgoing video footage for the team, and monitor social media conversations on managed platforms
    • Create bylines on and publish original videos across Food Network's digital platforms


    * 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

    * Experience with Adobe Photoshop required 

    * Video editing experience (Adobe Premiere) is a plus


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

    nyc, ny


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