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ABC Entertainment Casting Intern, Fall 2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10085835 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Entertainment Television Date posted May 14, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Program

The ABC Entertainment Casting team is responsible for overseeing the casting process for pilot shows and current programming on ABC. Our team creates a supportive team environment where each member feels comfortable, and we encourage one another to share opinions and thoughts. We help find new ways to approach challenging situations and problem solve. We encourage growth and thinking outside the box. We encourage all members to work together and have fun! If you are eager to learn more about casting from a busy network casting department, then this role might be a great fit for you!

If selected for this role, you will report directly to the Coordinator of Casting.

What You Will Do

As an intern with the ABC Entertainment Casting team, you will assist with the day-to-day responsibilities of the team. You will assist the department in administrative duties, as well as finding up-and-coming talent. You will have the opportunity to learn about network casting for pilot shows and current programming. You will help the team find new and creative ways to work together with an eye toward quality and efficiency.

Your role may include:

  • Assisting in reviewing the casting materials of current and future actors for demo reels.

  • Providing support with basic editing for demo reels and other items, using iMovie.

  • Supporting current Assistants and Coordinator with light desk and phone coverage.

  • Assisting in compiling documents, memos and light scheduling.

  • Supporting various talent initiatives such as Actor Audition Workshops and Talent Showcase, with various tasks including scheduling talent auditions, curating lists, and overall general office support.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • A high attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • A familiarity with online short-form media and like genres

  • A proven proficiency with both Mac and PC operating systems

  • A strong interest in Television and the Entertainment Industry

  • Previous experience in entertainment and casting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with iMovie/iDVD/Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premiere


  • Students studying in their Senior year or a recent graduate (applying within six months of graduation)

Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney Internship or Disney College Program

Additional Information

  • Able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship

  • The approximate dates of this internship are August 2024 through December 2024

  • Fully available from Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm PT for the duration of the internship, 40 hours each week

  • Able to provide own housing for the duration internship program in the Burbank, California area

  • Able to provide/have reliable transportation to/from work

The pay rate for this internship in California is $21.70 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company’s streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television’s creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television’s programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children’s & family categories.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 we call Disney Entertainment Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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