2019 Santa Monica Fall Intern - Production & Post Production

Santa Monica, CA
Requisition ID: 171192BR

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HBO’s West Coast Production department produces all the original material shown on HBO in both the series, films/miniseries, and Cinemax divisions. Our interns experience the day to day activities of a cable network production and post production department and gain a great perspective of that market, the industry in general, and the jobs it offers.


  • Assist Production and Post Production assistants in every-day tasks such as answering phones, taking messages, rolling calls with executives, and maintaining their calendars

  • Order office supplies and general office maintenance

  • Making copies of meeting materials and setting up rooms for meetings

  • Maintain and create spreadsheets

  • Perform research projects as needed

  • Review music licenses

  • File and organize current project documents and archive old ones


  • Academics in TV/Film Production or Critical Studies, with an interest in pursuing a career in Production or Post Production

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize many responsibilities at once

  • Ability to follow direction and work independently

  • Attention to detail

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)


Eligible students must be rising juniors or seniors enrolled in a degree granting university or college. A minimum 3.0 GPA. Able to work in Los Angeles and secure housing accommodations (HBO will not cover the cost of housing). Passionate about Film, TV, Media & Entertainment. Prior entertainment internship experience a plus. Candidates must be available to work a minimum 15 hours a week. All internship positions are paid.

Please keep in mind the application process is very competitive. Should there be an interest in your candidacy, an HR representative will contact you.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. HBO welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.