Fall Intern - Creative Talent Development & Inclusion


Burbank, CA 05-06-2024
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

About the Role & Program

Are you looking to learn about best practices for creative talent pipelining? The Creative Talent Development & Inclusion (CTDI) department is looking for an intern to join the team. We serve as a talent resource for creative and production executives and show producers across Disney Entertainment Television (DET). Through our services and programs, we connect writers, producers, directors, and crew at all levels to opportunities on DET series. If you're looking to intern for a team that uses a strategic, outcome-oriented, and design thinking approach to solving gaps in the talent pipeline for TV series, then this role might be for you!

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

What You Will Do
• Maintain up-to-date records of creative talent (writers, producers, and directors) the department tracks
• Provide support for referral service, which CTDI provides for DET executives and producers seeking curated recommendations of creative talent for their consideration
• Read scripts and reviewing other creative material
• Attend meetings with various internal and external partners whenever possible
• Assist with departmental projects and events

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative team
• Curiosity, for television and the entertainment industry as a whole and for optimizing technology and supporting new process and design
• Eager to learn and work with various departments across the enterprise
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience with Airtable or other database management platforms, and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Experience working with confidential and privileged information
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Prior experience working in or with non-profit organizations
• Familiarity working with Microsoft Planner, MS Tasks, OneNote, and SharePoint
• Possess a passion for accuracy, drive for building new processes, and use tools that are yet-to-be explored; while maintaining a balance between the details and the larger picture

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working as an intern in an office environment
• Previous experience working in the entertainment industry (or adjacent) preferred, but not required

• Undergraduate students in their Junior or 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 September 2024 through January 2025
• 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.

This position is with ABC, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dynz5m-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $21.70 Per Hour ($ USD)