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ABC Signature Casting Intern (NY), Spring 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10019261 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney General Entertainment Content Date posted Sep. 27, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

The ABC Signature Casting Department is responsible for overseeing the casting process of scripted television shows for various platforms including ABC, Hulu, NatGeo, Disney+, Freeform, ONYX, and FX.

Team values include:

  • Creating a supportive team environment where each member feels comfortable sharing opinions and thoughts.

  • Finding new ways to approach challenging situations and problem solving

  • Encouraging each other to work inclusively and think outside the box.

A Day in the Life…

First and foremost, we need team players in our office. You’ll find that in the world of TV development and production, everyone puts in the time and the effort. You should use this time to learn as much as you can and enjoy the fact that because you’re an intern, you’ll be able to explore different opportunities at this constantly evolving company.  

At the very minimum, you will be expected to:  

  • Become a member of a smart, fun, and collaborative team

  • Assist in identifying and casting emerging talent

  • Help find new ways to collaborate in the most efficient and quality-driven way

  • Assist with desk and phone coverage

  • Assist in compiling lists, grids, charts, documents, memos, and scheduling

  • Communicate with talent representatives regarding actor availability and material for casting consideration

The ABC Signature Casting team seeks a self-motivated candidate who is curious, embraces innovation, has a strong desire to learn, grow, and help drive diversity, equity, and inclusion priorities around market, culture, and people.

What we are looking for…

  • Proven skills utilizing Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

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

  • A demonstrated 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)

  • Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, or a recent graduate (applying within six months of graduation)

Required Education:

  • Currently 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 at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

Additional Details:

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • This internship is a hybrid internship based in New York. While working remote, the internship requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated workspace. You will be asked to come into our offices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the days we are working in person.

  • All candidates must be available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours/week), Monday through Friday 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM ET.

About Disney General Entertainment Content:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 Riverside Television Services, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.

Riverside Television Services, LLC 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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