PITTSBURGH (KDKA/WPCW-TV) — Want to be part of Pittsburgh’s CW? We are an equal opportunity employer that is always on the lookout for talented people to join our team!
If you’re interested in learning about internship or employment opportunities with us, you’re in the right place!
WPCW-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
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CBS is proud to offer internship opportunities designed to provide field experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting and related fields. Our internships will expose you to industry professionals and promote both your personal and career development. Some internships are designed to expose a student to one specific department or project whereas others will allow for the student to rotate between departments.
We offer a limited number of paid internships throughout the year (winter/spring, summer and fall semesters). We generally receive more applications than we can accommodate so the selection process is highly competitive. Internships are approximately 12 weeks in duration/20 hours per week, determined by the supervisor. Transportation costs, meals, and any other financial obligations are the sole responsibility of the individual intern. Interns are expected to dress appropriately for the business environment.
In order to apply for an internship you are required to:
1. Apply online and attach a resume
2. Attach a one-page letter stating why you wish to undertake this internship (specify area of interest.)
3. Attach a writing sample
If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide the following:
1. Two letters of recommendation
3. Advisor Verification Form (a letter from a faculty advisor verifying that your college enrollment during the semester of the internship.)
Minimum GPA 3.0, and must be a Junior or Senior at a college, university, community college or technical school.
KDKA-TV/WPCW-TV 2017 Summer Internships
Application period: Closed.
Interviews by invitation only.
Internship duration: June 2017 – August 2017.