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Fall 2019 Intern - CNN CMIS/Library
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The CNN Story

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

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The Team

CNN Content Management and Information Services provides video archives management, editorial research and content systems support to CNN Worldwide networks and platforms. We're looking for three highly motivated interns who will concentrate in each of these areas. Please indicate on your cover letter if you're applying for content systems, video or editorial research, or would like a shot at any of the internships.

The Job

* The editorial research intern will apply their crazy-good investigative research skills to navigate a variety of subscription-based databases, traditional reference sources, and the internet
* They'll spend time on our info reference desk, providing research to CNN news staff worldwide in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and will help produce and maintain editorial research materials to meet the needs of news production
* The video intern will get their hands dirty working with CNN's video collection - going through bureau field tape collections, creating catalog records and applying metadata, and seeing how we preserve our historical videotapes through digitization
* They'll help video reference librarians pinpoint compelling footage for CNN staff to use on-air and on cnn.com
* The taxonomy intern will work with the Content Systems team on projects involving taxonomies and ontology development and text-based classification
* You will be the human intelligence behind an artificial intelligence system for classifying news content. Your love of language and organizational concepts will serve you well in this internship

The Essentials

* Enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's program in library science, information science or archive studies
* Possess a keen interest in journalism and the news industry
* Be a self-starter who can work independently and creatively, and readily adapt to an ever-changing work environment
* Have superior organizational skills, sublime attention to detail, and excellent current events awareness
* Have stellar written and verbal communication skills

The Perks

* An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!
* Networking opportunities to meet people that you'd like to know!
* A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!
* Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands.

Fall 2019 program dates are September 16th through December 6th. Interns are paid a competitive-wage based on location and relocation is not provided. Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation. Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.