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2024 Summer - Creative Development Internship

Creative Development | Hybrid in New York, NY | Internship | From $18.00 to $22.00 per hour

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Creative Development Intern for Summer 2024.  We are looking for a proactive, driven, problem-solving intern who is interested in learning about the development process.


  • Must be currently enrolled in a college, university, or graduate program to be considered an intern.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with Photoshop and Premiere is preferred.

Please note: Transcript verification is requested during the onboarding process.

Additional Details:

  • This internship is a primarily on-site position based in our New York office.
  • Candidates must be available Tuesdays and Wednesdays, approximately from June 2024 through August 2024.
  • Works directly with Creative Development.

Intern Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Review and provide coverage on pitch submissions to Sesame Workshop.
  • Provide research as directed on industry trends, potential partners, and show concepts & topics.
  • Help to create and edit pitch decks for distribution to networks & other partners.
  • Manage and maintain a database of writers, artists, and creators.
  • Observe and support the development process of content for Sesame Workshop, through all stages.
  • Assist as needed with the setup of the 2024 Sesame Writers’ Room program and closing ceremony.
  • Complete long-term projects as assigned.
  • Support Creative Development and Animation Production Departments.
  • Help Sesame Workshop Staff as directed.

About the Creative Development Department

The Creative Development team is responsible for developing impactful, mission-driven content that helps kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder. From specials like Monster at the End of The Story to animated and live-action series such as Esme and Roy, Helpsters and Ghostwriter, we create high-quality content for preschoolers, 4-7-year-olds, and elementary-aged kids. 

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