(Including, but not limited to the following areas. Availability based on region and may vary each semester)

  • Ad Sales (Marketing & Partner Solutions):Delivers the advertising revenue across all Viacom cable TV networks using cutting-edge research, data, partner marketing, and sales strategy approaches. They work across all media platforms - TV, digital, social, experiential/live events, emerging platforms; and all audiences. Overall this department helps drive brand value, manages channel priorities, meets distribution opportunities, increases revenue and considers cross channel goals.

  • Business Development & Strategy: Identifies growth opportunities and reaches out to new businesses, with the goal of driving new and incremental revenue across Viacom networks. These teams handle all prospecting, strategic ideation and planning, as well as execution of all marketing programs for new clients.

  • Business and Legal Affairs: Handles legal matters across various Viacom networks. Areas include, but are not limited to: Digital Business, Employment Law, Series Development & Production, Music Rights and more. Candidates must be enrolled in law school to apply.

  • Communications/Public Relations: Communicates the company's strategic vision both externally and internally; and generates awareness of the channel, driving tune-in to our programming and enhancing the image of our brands through media outreach. They connect with our audiences by telling compelling, balanced and profound stories that ultimately build brand advocacy. They draft press releases, pitch letters, tune-in alerts, programming notes, press strategies and more. These teams may also assist with talent press days, red carpet events and tentpoles.

  • Consumer Products: Extends programming trademarks to create licensing and products including book publishing, home video and audio tapes, apparel, and children's toys. These teams ensure that our products have a retail presence in the marketplace and that Viacom is considered a first-class partner to licensees, retailers, and partners both domestically and internationally.

  • Creative Development: Handles the creation of digital and linear projects from initial pitch to premiere. This could include scripted, unscripted series, specials, docs, as well as short form stunts. These teams work with writers, producers and show runners to create content that utilizes new storytelling formats and new production models.

  • Data Science: Responsible for all data science and analytic products that serve Viacom with the goal of placing the networks on the leading edge of advanced analytics in the entertainment industry. Through access to linear and digital data, these teams identify, develop and implement appropriate statistical and data mining analysis to address business challenges across the organization, as well as provide actionable insights with a clear impact on return on investment (ROI).

  • Data Strategy: Aids various internal clients in making data-driven strategic decisions. This involves evaluating the effectiveness of previous branded campaigns and learning from the actions Viacom and our competitors have done in the past to craft better campaigns. These teams also help facilitate the acquisition of new data sources with various vendors and streamline data workflow across departments to elevate the utility of data. They use data at a campaign-level, audience-level and post-level to determine data-driven insights for future engagements.

  • Design (Digital/UX/UI/Product): Starts with early design ideation through final execution of design deliverables and prototypes. They work on a range of projects from new product concepts, wireframe creation and/or sketches of concepts, creating low-fi prototypes and hi-fi mockups. Web Design teams focus on web development, starting with image preparation to constructing of web pages. These internships are strictly digital focused (UX/UI and Product).

  • Digital Media: Works to optimize media for all social platforms and help create buzz around new season launches. They draft editorial content, manage creation for our web and mobile applications and engage fans in the digital space. They are responsible for the digital presence of our shows.

  • Distribution & Business Development: Negotiates distribution agreements, maximizing revenue and marketing opportunities from traditional (Comcast, DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, etc.), digital (Amazon, Hulu, etc.) and new media distribution channels while ensuring that fans can discover and engage with Viacom content on every available device and platform.

  • Finance: Supports the company's overall financial goals and delivers best-in-class effective solutions in support of Viacom's objectives. These teams assist with preparation and tracking of annual budgets and assist in preparation of programming return on investments. They also provide financial support and guidance for operational decisions and align with stakeholders while connecting Viacom brands around the world to support high-quality content with the best partners.

  • Human Resources: Strategic business partners that support employees through a variety of functions. These teams help align Viacom's organizational short/long term goals by leveraging its diverse and talented employee population. In the evolving media landscape, these groups work to redefine the workplace through a variety of functions. These areas include: Benefits, Employee Events & Programs, Employee Relations, Learning & Development and Talent Acquisition/Campus to Career.

  • Marketing: Communicates the value of each network to viewers and the cable community in general. There are various areas within Marketing that contribute to the overall impact of the networks' message. These areas include: Affiliate/Partner Marketing, Consumer Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Integrated Marketing.

  • Music & Media Licensing: Negotiates costs and secures rights for music and other media used in programming. They research and review copyright ownership information, draft and prepare music licensing contracts for execution and analyze programming rights information for internal and external clients.

  • Programming: Handles day-to-day scheduling of content on our networks; this includes short and long term planning of linear and multi-platform events, stunts and/or marathons. Aside from linear, the programming strategy team plans and schedules content on all platforms where our content can be found: apps, online, Video-On-Demand (VOD), Snapchat, etc. In addition, they manage the relationships with production companies that provide original and acquired content and ensure all content is delivered and ready for air.

  • Public Affairs: Develops and manages multi-platform social change initiatives that empower the channels' audiences to have an impact on the biggest challenges facing the nation. Through non-profit partnerships, charitable contributions, special events and employee volunteerism, Public Affairs is critical to advancing the causes and issues that are important to Viacom's audience and employee base. They are charged with using the networks' superpowers for good.

  • Research: Analyzes and disseminates TV ratings, digital/social as well as consumer insights (information about consumer trends, attitudes and behaviors) to multiple departments throughout the company. These teams use focus groups, surveys and other tools to provide qualitative and quantitative support in order to develop an understanding of each network's target audience. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, Programming, Ratings, Digital, and Consumer Insights.

  • Standards and Practices: Oversees content for all original programming, live and filmed content and advertising, ensuring it meets the standards of each channel. They are also responsible for screening music videos weekly and meeting with the music and talent department to approve music videos that air on each respective channel.

  • Technology: Build and maintain sites, explore the Experience Room, product consumer-facing products, including apps for iOS, Android and Xbox and more. Areas include, but are not limited to: Application Development, Engineering, Games, Product, Quality Assurance (QA) and Web Development.


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