The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Spring 2023

Internship Description:

Interns for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah experience firsthand what it’s like to produce an episode from start to finish by working with various departments and helping out with daily tapings.

Duties:

This is a general production internship. 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.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be continuing UW Communication Arts majors in their junior or senior year.
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the United States.

Pay: This is a paid internship.

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

Location: New York, New York

Deadline: Friday, September 23, 2022 at 1 pm

Additional Info: Complete the application below. Email your cover letter and resumé as a single pdf file to mary.rossa@wisc.edu. Address your cover letter to Lisa Cortez, Production Manager, and Amir Combs, Assistant Production Coordinator. Communication Arts will review the applications, select a group of finalists, and forward those applications to the Daily Show for their consideration. Finalists will be notified that their applications have been forwarded.

You will need to be on the campus network or connected via a VPN to complete the application. If you are off-campus and you need to install a VPN, here is a link to DoIT’s free downloadable WiscVPN: https://it.wisc.edu/services/wiscvpn/

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Internship Application

  • You must use your UW campus (@wisc.edu) email address.
  • Questions

  • Cover Letter and Resumé: Email your cover letter and resumé as a single pdf file to mary.rossa@wisc.edu. Address your cover letter to Lisa Cortez, Production Manager, and Amir Combs, Assistant Production Coordinator