The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Position: 
Intern (Summer)
Description: 

This is a paid general production internship located in New York. 

Duties: 

Initial responsibilities include assisting the production department by going out on runs and using resourcefulness to locate various props, costumes and video footage for the show. They also support our studio production, accounting, field production, tape library, audience departments, as well as our control room and studio. They act as a liaison between the network and our show. Once the intern has gained the confidence of the staff, they are quickly assigned other tasks, including assisting on field shoots, sitting in on edit sessions and logging field tapes.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is looking for a general overview of how a live to tape news parody television show is produced on a daily basis.

Hours: 

Interns work a minimum of 2 days per week, at least 10 hour days.

Qualifications: 

This opportunity is for continuing UW Com Arts majors. All others should apply through Viacom. Please note that Viacom doesn't accept applications from recent graduates. Applicants must be legally able to work in the United States.

Paid: 
Yes
Paid Amount: 
$10.00/hour
Applying Instructions: 

Please email cover letter and resume as a single pdf file to Mary Rossa, mary.rossa@wisc.edu

Address the cover letter to Jessie Kanevsky, Production Manager, and Lisa Cortez, Production Coordinator.

Com Arts will review the applications and forward the top 3 to the Daily Show for their consideration. The finalists will be notified that their applications have been forwarded to the show.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 26th at noon

Name: 
Mary Rossa
Email: 
mary.rossa@wisc.edu