Students looking for a leg up in the entertainment industry need look no further than this week’s diverse selection of the top ten entertainment industry internships. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation, which is the group behind the Emmy Awards, is offering the opportunity of the week for individuals with an interest in all aspects of the television industry. Other top picks include the long term, paid Ad Sales internship being offered by Sony Pictures Television and Sirius XM Radio’s summer internship program.
- Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Internship Program – Music Team
The Academy’s annual summer internship program helps to place qualified interns in 30 different disciplines, including Music, Costume Design, Cinematography and Editing, with a major television studio. The music internship is open to applicants who can provide five original compositions, along with successfully completing the rest of the application process.
- Viacom International Media Networks Internship – Production Team
MTVN Latin America is looking for bilingual interns who have a strong desire to learn all aspects of producing international television. They currently have openings on multiple teams, including Production, Talent Relations, Human Resources and Creative.
- Sony Pictures Television Long Term Internship – Ad Sales Research Team
Sony Pictures Television has a long term, paid internship opportunity in New York, NY, for a qualified applicant who has the desire to develop a marketing career within the entertainment industry. The selected intern will be responsible for conducting research about competitors, along with creating presentations.
- Focus Features Internship – Distribution Team
Focus Features is a division of NBC Universal Pictures, and has handled the production and distribution of several successful art house films, including Brokeback Mountain. Spring internships are available at Focus Features on several different teams, including Distribution, Acquisitions, Publicity and Post Production. The selected interns will receive hands on experience in the business side of the movie industry.
- Warner Bros. Entertainment Group Internship – Theatrical Production Finance Team (Requisition #128561BR)
Warner Bros. is seeking an intern who has a passion for finances and music to join their Theatrical Production Finance Team. The selected candidate will work directly with music professionals on all legal and financial aspects of soundtrack creation.
- Oakland Athletics Internship – Diamond Vision Team
The Oakland Athletics are looking for qualified interns to join their Diamond Vision team. Interns will be responsible for assisting with live field productions, including creating scoreboard messages, keeping score, videotape editing and equipment setup.
- G4 Internship – X-Play Team
G4’s popular gaming program, X-Play, has an opening for interns who have an interest in video games and television production. The selected interns will play video games for the game capture lab and will also assist the production team with general duties.
- SiriusXM Radio Internship – Broadcast Engineering Team
SiriusXM has a summer internship program, based out of Washington, D.C., with openings in several departments, including Broadcast Engineering, Web Design, Talent Relations, Promotions and Talk Programming. Qualified applicants must have an interest in broadcast engineering, or any other aspect of radio production, and will not only receive hands on experience, but will also be looked at by management for possible future job openings.
- WGN Internship – News Writing Team
WGN is seeking an intern with a degree in journalism to assist their news writing team. The successful candidate will have strong writing skills and will learn, and assist with, all of the tasks associated with being a television news writer.
- ESPN Internship – Digital Media Fantasy Games Team
ESPN has an opening for a sports enthusiast who is also working towards a degree in Computer Science. The intern will develop scripts and templates, and will also assist the department by maintaining on-going games.