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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 9 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 of professional experience. Related experience/internships are 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.


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.






The weekly pay for this position is $1,050. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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