The ABC Studios Production Associates Program is an on-the-job training program in the television industry. The one-year program offers access to entry-level positions within television production. Candidates work closely with ABC Studios personnel and executives who mentor the associates and take a personal interest in their progress. The ultimate goal is to help prepare promising individuals for future career advancement within the television industry. Post-program placement has been an impressive 100% for those staying within the entertainment industry. During the application process, candidates will select an area of focus and may choose from: Production Management, Production Finance, Studio Crafts Management, Post-Production Management, Business Affairs or Creative Affairs.
Candidates must be motivated and well-organized self-starters − able to prioritize multiple tasks
and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Other requirements include: familiarity with common computer software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker Pro); access to his/her
own transportation with insurance and a good driving record; a strong career interest in the television industry; and solid interpersonal and communication skills.
Note: The ABC Studios Production Associates Program is currently on hiatus.