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News Community Impact Intern


Minneapolis, MN, US, 55403


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.


WCCO-TV’s News Internship Program is designed to provide experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting and digital storytelling.  Interns have the opportunity to shadow and assist our staff to learn more about the television business, specifically Broadcast News.

Interns are currently being accepted for the 2022 summer semester. This News Community Impact Internship position is available in the News Department.  WCCO-TV, a CBS Television Station, will sponsor paid college internships for upper level students actively enrolled in an accredited educational institution and majoring in a broadcast related field.



  • All interns must be either a Junior, Senior or Graduate student enrolled in an accredited institution and majoring or specializing in a broadcast related field.  WCCO-TV will require verification.
  • Interns must be available for a pre-determined minimum of hours per week. For students earning academic credit, WCCO-TV will require verification of minimum hours required by their school.



  • Interns may arrange the internship through their educational institution on a for-credit basis. This is no longer a requirement, but should students decide to earn academic credit in addition to a minimum wage, WCCO-TV will require verification of eligible credits via a signed advisor letter.



  • All WCCO-TV Interns will be paid a minimum wage.
  • Application Deadline – Monday, May 16, 2022 by 4pm CST
  • Please note – Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.paramount.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. 

Paramount 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, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis