Investigative Unit Intern

Posted On: October 1, 2012

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: CBS News

Company Description

CBS News is the news and information arm of CBS Corporation, dedicated to providing the best in journalism under standards it pioneered at the dawn of radio and television and continues to set in today's digital age. Headquartered in New York, CBS News includes bureaus across the globe and influential, critically acclaimed programs that provide newsmaking features and interviews, investigative reports, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week, utilizing a multi-platform model for news distribution across television, radio, the internet and hand-held devices.

Job Description

CBS News is seeking an intern for the Investigative Unit for fall 2012. This department produces hard‐hitting, in‐depth stories covering government waste, homeland security, terrorism, crime, health insurance, medical fraud, etc. Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and oral communication abilities, knowledge of current events and a 3.0 GPA. Duties can include generating story ideas, transcribing video tapes, conducting research and preliminary interviews, identifying interview subjects and story elements, assisting with the set up of shoots and clerical duties. Intern must be ambitious, enthusiastic, a self‐starter and a good researcher. Previous newsroom or journalism experience is a plus. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible. This is an unpaid internship.

To Apply

To apply, please send your resume ASAP to Katie Curcio at