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ABC Alternative Series & Specials Internship, (DATG) CA-Spring 2019

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 594512BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Sep. 13, 2018

Job Summary:

ABC Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night is responsible for the Network’s reality programming, and all this unscripted. The slate includes: “The Bachelor Franchise,” “Shark Tank,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and the “Charlie Brown Holiday Specials.” We also boast awards shows such as “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Emmy’s,” “Oscars,” “Golden Globes,” And “Dick Clark's New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”

We are:
-Passionate about television and media.
-Passionate about discovering new trends with a finger on the pop culture pulse.
-Passionate about contributing to challenging work with no shortage of complex problems to solve.
-Passionate about pushing each other forward through collaboration and innovative forums to keep an eye on what’s next.


As an intern with the Alternative Series & Specials team, you will perform administrative, presentation and research-oriented tasks on behalf of department executives and their respective assistants. You will be able to occasionally participate in brainstorming and development meetings, screenings, set visits, and other department functions related to the creative development of our programming.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Administrative Duties: Assist in watching phone lines, creating documents, organization, making copies of documents and DVDs.
-Updating Reports: Research various topics and update current reports using Microsoft Suite.
-View and File Pitch Material: Look at pitch material that has been submitted to see what types of shows are being pitched, and file away.
-Screen Cuts: View cuts of current shows we have in production before they go on air.
-Set Visits: Go to set for some of our shows that are currently taping.

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role:

-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
-A proven knowledge and familiarity with Mac computer systems.
-Prior related internship experience, ideally in unscripted content.
-An interest in unscripted television and hunger to learn about network television.
-Proven organizational skills while ensuring attention to detail.
-A demonstrated ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing work environment.

-All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
-All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
-All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship.
-All candidates must be available during the months of January to May for the Spring internship program.
-All candidates must be available to work 40 hours/week in Burbank, CA on a Monday through Friday daytime work schedule.
-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
-All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.
-Experience in covering phone lines for executives and/or senior leadership.
-Proficiency using Photoshop, Final Cut, iMovie and Keynote.
-Knowledge of current series on ABC and other networks is a plus, along with a passion for television.

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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