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Photo Intern



CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The goal of our internship program is to educate college students on the day-to-day work of a Photographer and/or Photo Publicist. We provide real life learning and training opportunities for students interested in pursuing these career fields.

The photo intern will assist in

  • Processing, distributing and archiving incoming imagery.

  • First round photo editing.

  • Pre-production shoot assistance such as conceptualization.

  • Supporting desk and phone coverage.

  • Assisting with office duties such as copying, faxing, filing and burning DVDs.


  • Must be enrolled in a full-time accredited college or university, and be a junior, senior or graduate student. Photography major is a plus.

  • Have a love of photography.

  • Lighting knowledge.

  • Passion for Television and the entertainment industry.

  • Eager to learn and self-starter.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.

  • Skilled in Photoshop.

  • Knowledge of editing systems such as Photo Mechanic is a big plus.

In addition to Handshake, please apply for this position directly on CBS's website here