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20th Television Comedy Development Intern, Fall 2024

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Los Angeles

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  • You must be a passionate, organized individual with strong communication skills and the ability to work independently. Preferred qualifications include script coverage ability and a positive, proactive attitude. Must be a college student or recent graduate with work authorization.
  • You will support the team in developing comedy TV show ideas, coordinating with writers and producers, conducting research, reading scripts, and providing administrative assistance. Participate in all stages of the broadcast development cycle.

Off-cycle Internship

Media & Journalism•Los Angeles


  • Join us for the opportunity to intern with the team responsible for creating both broadcast and streaming content across each of our Disney platforms and beyond. We believe a good idea can come from anywhere and encourage employees of all levels to contribute and join in on our conversations as we develop the next generation of storytelling. If you are an innovative thinker, have a love for reading, and are passionate about television, then this role might be a great fit for you!
  • This internship reports directly to the Executive Assistant of Comedy Development.


  • A passion for TV and the television industry
  • Can self-start, work autonomously, and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written and active listening skills
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong ability for script/book coverage
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible
  • Education:
  • Senior-level standing college student, Graduate student, or a recent graduate preferred.
  • 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

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • You will support and collaborate with all members of the team as we identify new show ideas, target networks and streamers to sell to and work with writers, directors and producers to take an idea from pitch to production.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Learn by immersion: Observe the traditional broadcast development cycle from the ground up, learning the ins and outs of how a new idea becomes a new series.
  • Anticipate needs: Monitor the work process of the team and implement new ways to add value.
  • Dive into creative research: Take assignments from team members and make them your own, spearheading original research for upcoming development and helping expose the team to articles, programs, and other creative materials of which they may not have been aware.
  • Script Coverage: Reading incoming script submissions and providing a summary and analysis for potential development
  • Maintain department reference documents and files
  • Administrative support: compiling grids and memos


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles