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Software Engineering (Mobile, Video, Web) Internships - Summer 2022 (Multiple Locations)


Burbank, CA, US, 91505 San Francisco, CA, US, 94105 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069 New York, NY, US, 10036


ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents. 


In the ViacomCBS Summer Internship Program, interns will be working in a vibrant and inclusive environment alongside employees from different backgrounds. Through our in-depth offerings, interns gain exposure across our business while making significant connections for their future and accessing exciting career opportunities. In addition to hands-on experience our programs include networking, mentorship, resume workshops, speaker sessions, career development, visibility to top industry executives, and much more. 


Our summer internship opportunities include (but are not limited to) the below. Interested candidates should submit their application no later than Friday, December 31st. If you’re selected for an interview, you’ll be notified by a member of the recruiting team. 


Please note: for Technical roles, we may consider candidates who are rising Sophomores, attend an accredited college and/or have completed a technical bootcamp. 


ViacomCBS Streaming, a division of ViacomCBS Inc., oversees the company’s streaming technology and is comprised of world-renowned direct-to-consumer services across free, premium and pay including, Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in America with 250+ live and original channels, and Paramount+, a subscription service that combines breaking news, live sports, and premium entertainment. 


The ViacomCBS Streaming ecosystem also includes award-winning news services such as, CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service; CBS Sports HQ, the 24/7 streaming sports news network; and ET Live, a free 24/7 direct-to-consumer streaming network dedicated to all things entertainment. 


Key Responsibilities (including, but not limited to): 

  • Collaborate closely with product managers, user interface designers, platform engineers, and multiple groups across Paramount+ and Pluto to implement product features. 
  • Build high-level user interfaces using rapid prototyping methodologies. 
  • Work with internal technical teams to identify and build platform elements required. 
  • Contribute to support/maintenance/development of streaming media platform on Roku and/or settop boxes. 
  • Support on any number of platforms like Xbox, LG TVs, Samsung TVs, Comcast Flex, etc. 
  • Standard sprint ceremonies - scrum, planning, grooming, retro, etc. 
  • Front-End Software Development for High Traffic, Streaming Web Property. 
  • API development, Video Packaging technology improvements, Documentation and internal tools development. 
  • Development of automated test scripts through Java language and open-source solutions. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Studying Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Programming experience/working knowledge with programming languages such as:
    • Front End: HTML, CSS, Javascript, React, Vue, Angular
    • Backend: PHP, Python, Node, Golang, Java
    • Mobile: Swift, Objective-C, Android SDK, Kotlin, RXJava


Additional Qualifications:  

  • Sound programming fundamentals: memory management, pointers, arrays, and dictionaries, systems. 
  • Understanding of fundamental computer science concepts, algorithms, and data structures. 
  • Knowledge of common software development methodologies like Test-Driven Development and Scrum. 





ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles