Job Title:  Intern, Research & Analytics

Department:  Internship

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is currently seeking a Research & Digital Insights intern for Summer 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to learn from a department within Lionsgate’s Marketing department that provides valuable insights and strategic recommendations for upcoming marketing campaigns of theatrical films, existing Lionsgate franchises, and evolving projects in Production. 
The intern will learn to perform entertainment focused market research, analyze digital metrics and conversation across various social media platforms, and track and interpret large sets of data that impact key decisions for film campaigns.


  • Learn the fundamentals of how research and digital insights are used throughout the motion picture industry and specifically for theatrical marketing campaigns
  • Assist in writing queries, building dashboards, monitoring social reactions and conversation around film asset drops, and creating visualizations for these findings
  • Learn and assist in all phases of a research project including: survey design and questionnaire development, data analysis, and report writing and data storytelling
  • Contribute to continual maintenance of internal databases and monitoring of ever-changing industry trends
  • Complete a landscape analysis of chosen entertainment research topic utilizing desk research, survey metrics, and digital tracking tools


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university pursing a degree in Statistics, Marketing, Media Studies, Analytics or any related field  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Detail-oriented and organized  
  • Critical thinker enthusiastic about learning and providing new ideas 
  • Hands-on experience with data analysis and visualization using Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Interest in quantitative and qualitative research methods 
  • Interest in writing Boolean queries and social listening platforms, e.g. Talkwalker, Netbase, Sprinklr or Meltwater 
  • Genuine interest in the entertainment industry a plus 

Internship Details

Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program – Summer 2024

Program Dates: Tuesday, June 11th – Friday, August 16th, 2024 (10 Weeks)


The Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program is designed to identify, recruit, and develop a diverse group of students that will gain meaningful educational experiences, professional growth, and career opportunities.


Please read the following information carefully before submitting an application.

Important Dates

The Lionsgate and Starz Summer 2024 Internship program dates are: June 11th–August 16th, 2024.


All interns are required to attend orientation on Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.


  • Interns must not work more than 36 hours per week
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Interns must be current rising juniors through recent grads (within 6 months of internship start date)
  • Graduate students are eligible to apply
  • Interns must be available to work for the entire length of the program
  • All internships are paid
  • Most internship positions will require working 4 days in office

To Apply

All candidates must submit a resume (PDF preferred) to your preferred area(s) of interest. The program offers internship opportunities in many departments, so candidates applying should keep in mind that they may be considered for departments not listed.

  • Submit a 1-page resume (PDF preferred)
  • Submit a cover letter (Optional)
  • Explain why your background and experience make you a great fit for Lionsgate & Starz

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.


$18 per hour

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles