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Warner Bros. Discovery CNN Research & Analytics Internships: NYC- Summer 2024 in New York, New York

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Application Deadline: F r i day , March 1 5 th*

Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – applications could close earlier due to applicant volume!

Your New Role

We have multiple CNN Research & Analytics internship opportunities available. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all internship opportunities within this area. These internships will be located in the New York City area.

This could include, but is not limited to:

  • CNN Data Science Intern: NY - Summer 2024

  • CNN Digital Research & Analytics Intern: NY - Summer 2024

Your Role Accountabilities

Duties could include:

  • Responsible for tracking and analyzing key performance and engagement metrics across CNN Digital platforms and products, and in the broader news and information landscape.

  • Assist the department's analysts with daily performance reports, including tracking daily top stories on CNN and running Nielsen ratings reports for CNN and its competitors

  • Produce CNN Original Series and Films dashboard reports

  • Update existing trackers with the performance of CNN's content across the WBD portfolio

  • Assist with primary research projects, including producing surveys for CNN viewer feedback and testing potential titles for new program launches

  • Help manage the team's ePoll Market Research submissions schedule

  • Assist with the team's data visualization and automation projects

  • Embrace learning new skills, tools and analytical techniques

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be actively enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university degree p rogram for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)

  • Must be a rising Junior, Senior OR Graduate Student (18 years or older)

  • Must be in academic good standing ( 3.0 or above GPA)

  • Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States.

  • Candidates should be passionate about data & analytics, news, emerging technology and media trends, and should have the curiosity to explore data, driven to understand the ''why'', and a passion to draw connections

  • Attention to detail and data accuracy

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Project and time management skills - ability to be organized and proactive

  • Knowledge in/experience with PivotTables and essential Excel analysis formulas (including IF, VLOOKUP, COUNT, SUMIF)

  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Nice To Haves

  • Interest in or experience with Python, SQL, R

What to know before applying:

  • The duration of the summer program regardless of which start/end option is 11 weeks. Program date options are below:

  • Option 1: June 3 rd – August 16 th

  • Option 2: June 10 th – August 23 rd

  • Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity .

  • Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.

  • Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.

About Our Internship Program

WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, t ech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.

Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:

  • Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field

  • Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans

  • Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more

  • Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables

  • Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network

  • A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture

What you can expect to take away from the semester:

  • Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had

  • The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes

  • Relationships that will go beyond your collegia te career

  • Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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