HBO Media Management & Taxonomy Intern-NY

Approximate Date of Posting: 7/1/2017

Position: Media Management & Taxonomy

Location: New York, NY

Company/Organization  HBO

HBO Media Management and Taxonomy is a technology business unit of Digital Production Services. Internship focus is within the following concentrations:

  • Taxonomy and ontology development
  • Metadata management
  • Data mining and reporting

Schedule/Hours: Must be able to work 15 hours/week in NY office

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation Unspecified

Source: Indeed


  • Expand and improve metadata terms in a taxonomy system
  • Identifying and documenting relationships between one or more terms
  • Assist in data mapping exercises
  • Assist in the analysis of existing data and making recommendations for data normalization
  • Assist in requirements gathering from business areas throughout the company for taxonomy-related projects
  • Contribute to policy and best practices documents
  • Participate in department meetings, shadowing managers, and attending project


  • Must be a graduate student in Library Science or Information Science program (or other equivalent degree)
  • Must be able to work 15 hours/week in NY office
  • Have taken Intro to Metadata and/or previous experience working with metadata and/or cataloging standards


  • Experience or familiarity with a digital asset management system, content management system or other structured database
  • Experience or familiarity with data analysis tools
  • Experience or familiarity with film and TV production workflows
  • Experience or familiarity with digital asset formats, including video and audio formats
  • Familiarity with XML
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs

The Internship Programs are designed to offer undergraduate and select graduate students the opportunity to learn how we provide programming for the cable industry and distribute entertainment content around the world. The programs will include Orientation, Project HBO, Speaker Series, Social Activities, Learning and Development Workshops, a Farewell Lunch, and more.

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


Deadline: Unspecified


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