Comcast Entertainment Group
Job Location: Los Angeles
Employment Date: Summer
Work Schedule: 16 hr/week for 3 months
Salary: Not Specified
in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment
Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world
of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for
women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable and inspiring
lifestyle programming; and G4 offering the last word on gaming,
technology, animation, interactivity, and "Internet culture" for the
male 18-34 demo.
E! is currently available to nearly 94 million cable and
direct-broadcast satellite subscribers in the United States. In 2006, E!
launched the E! Everywhere initiative, underscoring the company's
dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms
anytime and anywhere. Today, E!'s video content can be viewed where and
when consumers want to watch it, from video on E! Online and other
partner sites such as iTunes, Hulu or Comcast.net to Video on Demand or
mobile content on Sprint and Verizon.
The Style Network currently counts 58 million cable and satellite
subscribers, and G4 is available in more than 64 million cable and
satellite homes nationwide.
are committed to identifying and developing our interns, promoting a
high level of motivation and morale, assisting interns in developing
their career goals, and maximizing their potential. The Internship
Program offers a variety of personal and professional growth workshops
that interns are required to attend. All majors are welcome and students
must receive academic credit. We require interns to complete a minimum
of 16 hours per week for at least a 3 month commitment. Internships are
· We offer the following internships throughout the year in the following departments:
· SET DESIGN: Interns
in the Art Department will work with the production designer, art
directors and the production coordinator in the day-to-day operation of
set design and production for E! and Style shows. Interns will observe
set designers from initial concept development through delivery and
assist with props and the assembly of sets for various shows.
· AUDIENCE RESEARCH: If
you have ever wondered what the Nielsen Ratings mean and how Cable
Networks use them, this internship may interest you. E!’s Research
Department analyzes and interprets the Nielsen Ratings for the whole
company and also holds focus groups in association with other
· PRINT AND ONLINE DESIGN: This
internship will allow interns to learn firsthand how a print
advertising campaign evolves through the different stages of marketing
strategy, concept, creative execution, approvals and on to press.
Interns will assist designers with campaign storyboarding, comping, and
layouts. Graphic Design, Photography, Marketing, or Communications
· DEVELOPMENT: The
Development department at E! is responsible for the production of all
new E! shows. Interns in this department will view pitches and write
opinions on prospective E! shows. In addition, interns will learn how to
log, transcribe, and dub using E!’s library system.
· E! ONLINE EDITORIAL: Interns
will provide general support for the staff at E! Online including
writing, website maintenance, minor editing, image scanning, HTML and
updating site content.Students will also assist Senior Editors with
projects involving research, online chats and updating daily questions
submitted to the site. Students interested in Print or Online Journalism
· HUMAN RESOURCES: Interns
will be exposed to various aspects of Human Resources administration
including Benefits, Compensation, Recruitment and Human Resources
· INTERNATIONAL INTERSTITIALS: Students
will assist producers with the preparation of scripts and screen tapes
for upcoming projects and news shows. Interns will gather research
materials and assist with online editing, mastering, chryonning and AVID
· INTERNATIONAL MARKETING : Our
international marketing department supports E!’s International
Network. Interns will work with affiliates to update the press and media
lists in our database. Interns will also research and update PowerPoint
presentations for meetings with potential clients.
· MARKETING: Interns
will support managers with a variety of projects including
brainstorming promotional opportunities and company premium branded
merchandise, sourcing premium concepts, inventory, and other
· MUSIC: The
Music Department at E! works with various departments and shows,
providing support and assistance with music-related requests. The ideal
candidate must have a passion for contemporary music as interns listen
to new music submissions. Interns also provide support for music
searches including CD compiling, burning and distribution.
· ON AIR MOTION GRAPHICS AND BROADCAST DESIGN: Interns
will be exposed to the creation of on air show packages from concept
initiation through delivery. Interns will assist and observe the
production of on air motion graphics including on-line, audio sweetening
and smoke sessions.
· PROGRAM PLANNING AND ACQUISITIONS: An
intern in this department will research and provide updates for
competitive programming and assist with on-air scheduling. Interns will
also have the opportunity to screen original programming. Interests in
television, film, music, pop culture, and knowledge of E! Entertainment
Television and the Style Network is preferred.
· PUBLIC RELATIONS: Public
Relations interns will work closely with publicists on various projects
including drafting press releases for new E! and Style Shows. Interns
will also assist with press clippings and disseminating them to
appropriate E! Departments.
· RIGHTS AND CLEARANCES: If
you are interested in Entertainment Law or Rights and Clearances and
are an undergraduate student this is the internship for you! Interns
will work with the Manager and Director of the department.
· NEW MEDIA: As
an intern in the Short Form Production and New Media Content
department, interns will be exposed to all facets of show production
including writing segments and assisting producers in the studio and
edit bays to create E! Wireless, New Media, Broadband, and Satellite
· STANDARDS AND PRACTICES: Interns
will assist in managing the daily workflow in the Program Standards
area within the Program Planning and Business & Legal Affairs
departments, particularly the standards and practices of the
network. Interns will review selected programming to ensure compliance
with standards and practices guidelines.
· PRODUCTION: Interns
will work with one of our shows or departments at E! to gain experience
in the field of Television Production. Duties vary between departments;
however, most interns will be involved with research for show topics as
well as logging, transcribing and gathering interview and b-roll tapes.
Past Interns have been placed with, X-Play, E! True Hollywood Story,
The Soup, Attack of the Show, E! News, International, The Daily Ten, How
Do I Look, and Development.
· TALENT AND CASTING: Interns
will research talent information including biographies, television
shows, agents and managers and maintain talent audition tapes and reels
in the storage drawers. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist
the department during auditions.
· FINANCE: Interns
will assist in various account reconciliations, Value Added Tax
research and Finance related data entry. Support Finance team with a
variety of projects including assisting with General Ledger account
research and reconciliation. Assist Director of Accounts Payable with
compiling backup for Value Added Tax filing in the United Kingdom.
Class Level: Not Specified
Application Instructions: * Please visit our website (www.ceginternships.com) in late March for a complete list of available internships for the summer semester. AND TO APPLY!
Deadline: Not Specified, the sooner the better for this internships.