Jim Henson Company Internship Profile
- "Work with Kermie, Big Bird and Elmo"
Industries: Education, Film, Broadcast and Cable
Locations: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA
Number of Interns: 21 - 50
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid, Academic Credit
Responsibilities: Administrative, Arts and Design, Editorial, Film, Television and Radio, Finance, Internet, Law, Marketing
The Jim Henson Company redefines family entertainment, making it creatively educational and interesting for all members of the family. Henson, the late puppeteer most famous for creating the Muppets, founded the company over 50 years ago. Today it’s a multimedia production company headquartered in L.A.’s Charlie Chaplin Studios, with offices in New York and London.
Internships are available in several departments, including business and legal affairs, archives, public relations and marketing, creative affairs, print and web design, media library and publishing. Interns work closely with full-time staff members, learning about the day-to-day world of film and TV. Interns read scripts and books, write materials and complete research for various projects. They also compile artwork and pitch materials. Interns do some office support work and assist executives.
Summer: May 1st; Fall: August 1st; Spring: December 1st. Interested students should submit a resume and cover letter. Check the website below for individual internship program contacts.
Open to currently enrolled college sophomores, juniors and seniors, and grad students. Interns must receive academic credit for the internship.