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THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT - Apprentice Program

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THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT - Apprentice Program

• Emerging Level

Summary

The Late Show Apprentice Program is seeking apprentices for Season 8 of The Late Show.

Category Production Assistant 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 16, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This is a program designed to develop high-potential individuals with a passion for late night comedy and foster a pipeline of diverse talent for future roles within The Late Show. Program participants rotate through different job assignments within The Late Show in a structured process that provides them with valuable opportunities to learn production from inside a fun and dynamic late night talk show. This is much more than a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment business!  

The Late Show Apprentice Program is a 12-month, fast-track opportunity specifically targeted to individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree, at least two years of working experience and are interested in production. Apprentices have the opportunity to rotate among various departments including Research, Production, Digital and Talent. 

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to work in the show’s offices in New York, NY.
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience. Related experience/internships a plus. 
  • Proven passion for late-night comedy.
  • 21 years or older.
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Willing to work overtime, nights, holidays and weekends, often with short notice.
  • As part of the commitment to health and safety, The Late Show requires COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 booster shot (if eligible according to CDC guidelines) for all employees, including all newly-hired employees, subject to applicable law.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Highly motivated.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Knowledge of TV production.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Proven leadership skills.

Job Type Contract  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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