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New York, NY, US, 10019

New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

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


  • 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.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City