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Discovery TV Development Spring 2020 Internship

Discovery TV Development Spring 2020 Internship

Country: USA
City: New York
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Discovery Interns are explorers- they dive headfirst into the world in front of them. They aren’t afraid to be uncomfortable and boldly embrace any obstacle or challenge as an opportunity to excel. Further, they walk confidently into the uncharted territory and make the most of their experiences. They ask the questions that go beyond the surface. Such is the charisma of Discovery Internship Program. As such, Discovery is looking for a charismatic individual for its  TV Development Internship for Spring 2020.

Discovery’s development teams are in charge of finding remarkable programs that embody each network’s brand. Whether the ideas are internally developed or brought in by a production company, the development teams must always be thinking creatively. This spring, Development internships are available for Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, TLC and more.

Why Discovery TV Development Internship?

  • Opportunity to immerse yourself and get your hands dirty with challenging work and projects
  • Mentorship from Discovery’s best and brightest
  • Intern Speaker Series featuring top executives and employees across the business
  • Networking opportunities with great snacks
  • A creative, collaborative as well as inclusive company culture with office spaces to match
  • Opportunity to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had
  • The insider scoop on the TV industry as well as what happens behind the scenes
  • Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
  • Also, real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

Discovery offers paid internships. Credit is not required; however, if necessary documentation will be provided.

What does a TV Development Intern do at Discover?

The Development Intern has several responsibilities at Discovery. Moreover, the 2020 spring internship program can be an adventure that could lead you to work on projects and tasks such as:

  • Research new ideas and stories as well as casting for new characters in specific regions and content spaces.
  • Attend pitch meetings
  • Likewise, internet research, phone calls, phone interviews, writing, Skype interviewing, attending local shoots, reviewing footage
  • Further, assist with internal development and production meetings
  • Drafting treatments/pitch materials
  • Gain exposure to development pipeline reporting, tape dubbing, and related research
  • Keeping track of competitive networks as well as what they’re developing

What do you need for Discovery TV Development Spring Internship?

Discovery considers a candidate eligible for the TV Development Spring Internship if they are:

  • Currently enrolled as a student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
  • Further, the candidate must be a current Junior, Senior, or Graduate student
  • Likewise, the candidate have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Also, Must have the legal right to work in the United States

How to apply for Discovery Internship?

Eligible candidates may apply online for the Discovery TV Development Spring Internship. Candidates will require to submit a CV to apply for the internship. However, they do not require a cover letter.


The Discovery accepts the application for the TV Development Spring Internship until 15 November 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline do not have possibility to attain the internship.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline15 November,2019
CityNew York
Open toAll Nationalities
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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