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Variety Summer Internship Program: Strategic Partnerships

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 6 February 2019 | 10:58 am — 

Internship with Variety (Los Angeles, CA)

Variety is currently seeking interns to engage in training and practical learning experience with event and industry summit partnerships in our Strategic Partnerships department in Los Angeles for the Summer. This internship offers hands-on experience and shadowing of professionals at a reputable and fast-paced industry leading publication.

Internship Description

This internship is best suited to students with an understanding and passion for strategic research, event marketing, and social media planning. For this position, interns will have the opportunity to hone their business development skills all the while learning about events, sponsorships, publishing, the entertainment industry, and overall sales. The tasks and activities of this internship are designed to enrich the intern with valuable skills transferable to the intern’s future career.


  • Research possible partners for sponsorship at both our consumer events and summits.
  • Create recap slides post event for partners to display their ROI.
  • Create and review agreements for various events. Learn how different pricing tiers affect what partners receive for summits and events. Attend client calls to understand how partners come onboard.
  • Manage tracker that oversees client deliverables once an agreement is in
  • Mail out weekly issues to clients who have ads running.
  • Volunteer to work at both consumer events and summits. At both consumer events and summits interns will assist with check-in. At consumer events after check-in is complete the intern can assist with red carpet or at partner activations as needed. At summits interns will assist with check-in and if possible will be able to attend a panel. Events are voluntary activities for interns to attend to gain a well-rounded understanding of the partnership activities.

The internship will begin June 2019 through August 2019 and is up to 35 hours per week.

The internship pays $13.25 an hour in June and starting July will be $14.25.

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