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The "Pete Holmes Show" Internship Program


Welcome to "The Pete Holmes Show"

Do you love comedy? Have you ever wanted to work on a TV show and learn what happens behind the scenes?

Internships with The Pete Holmes Show give enterprising college students hands-on experience in the world of late night television comedy. As a member of our team, you will get the opportunity to observe, learn, laugh a lot, ask questions, and be integrally involved in The Pete Holmes Show's production alongside our staff and crew. Our interns work hard and in turn walk away with an incredible experience, knowledge of television production and the entertainment industry and contacts in a highly competitive field.

Hours, Qualifications & Requirements

To be considered, students MUST be current undergraduate or graduate students receiving college credit for this internship. Interns must be available at least three full days during the week and can expect to work full days (though we are flexible with school requirements!). Please keep in mind this is an unpaid internship and all full-time applications sent to this address will be discarded.

The Departments

  • Administrative Intern (2-3 per semester)
    Intern will be covering responsibilities of office assistants when they are out of office. It also consists of directly assisting producers and executives of the show. Prior experience covering high volume desks or phones is a plus. Must be able to keep a low profile and make quick decisions.

  • Control Room (2 per semester)
    A prospective applicant should have an interest in and passion for post-production. You'd assist in control room operations during rehearsals and show tapings. They will handle the main phone line to the Control Room, assist our Director and various personnel, and see all aspects from technical and logistical pre-production prep to post-production.

  • Digital Intern (1-2 per semester)
    A digital intern would help the digital team in monitoring the show's social media accounts, identifying key writers and bloggers and interacting with the show's fans to drive interaction. Duties will include, but are not limited to: Monitoring social media accounts, pulling analytics for accounts, researching bloggers to pitch key videos, moderating comments and rallying fans, helping manage our web database, and the desire to learn social media analytics. Cursory knowledge of Photoshop would be helpful.

  • Field Production Intern (2-3 per semester)
    Intern must be interested in physical production of a television show. Prior production experience is preferred. Renting and returning equipment, scouting filming locations, researching upcoming remote shoots and taking field notes are some of the essential tasks of the field interns. Must be able to keep a low profile while helping out the team.

  • Production Intern (12-15 per semester)
    You will interact and work with all aspects of the show.

  • Script Intern (1-2 per semester)
    Will be in charge of copying and distributing scripts, as well as other production materials. You will be interacting with all of the shows departments, and must be able to keep a low profile when necessary. Candidates should be able to think on their feet while being incredibly detail oriented.

  • Talent Intern (1-2 per semester)
    Must be professional and able to multitask. Interns will help setting up green room and dressing rooms before show time, as well as assist the talent department with copying, organizing, and researching for booking needs. Intern must be able to go on specific errands for guests during show time (including coffee runs, lunch/dinner pickups etc). Must be able to keep a low profile.

  • How to Apply

    We hire on a per semester basis. Send your resume to Pete-internships@peteholmes.com with the semester and department you're applying for in the subject line - ex. "PH Spring Internship - Production". We have rolling application deadline so please note which semester you are applying to. Be sure to include all of the following:

      • Fall: August-December
      • Winter: December-February
      • Spring: February-May
      • Summer May-August.

      Don't forget to include the following:

    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • Your Availability. Tell us the exact date you can start and end your internship, as well as your exact weekday availability.
    • Your year in school, and a note confirming your eligibility to receive academic credit for this Internship.

    If any of this sounds like you then you should probably apply. Keep it crispy!