There are two exciting opportunities up for grabs at the moment in the UK – one for those with a disability and the other for new entrants looking for a creative internship.
Potato (ITV Studios) is offering a brand new internship scheme in their development team. Potato has an impressive slate of successful TV series across several Broadcasters here in the UK. These include ‘The Chase’, ‘The Big Reunion’, ‘Autopsy’, ‘I Never Knew That About Britain’ and most recently ‘Blue Go Mad in Ibiza’.
If you are bursting with ideas for new TV shows or often find yourself thinking you can make something better, the Potato Development Internship scheme could be for you.
The internship will involve 6 months working with the development team and will include one on one mentoring by Michael Kelpie, the Managing Director of Potato. Commencing in March 2015, the internship is fully paid.
For full details go here: https://itv.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500011V
Deadline for applications is on Monday 9 February 2015 and interviews will take place from Monday 16 February with the successful candidate starting in early March 2015.
Channel 4 are great supporters of equal opportunities and this is a fabulous opportunity for those with a disability.
They are offering 24 Rio Production Training Scheme places to disabled applicants. The aim is to train up disabled production staff to the level required to work on the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016, and beyond that to build a career in sport production.
The Scheme offers an opportunity for entry level and junior talent to join the industry and learn the skills necessary in three possible roles:
DEADLINE: To ensure your application is considered for the 2015 PTS, you must make sure you’ve completed all written questions and submitted your YouTube link by midnight on 23rd Feb 2015.
Full details here: http://4talent.channel4.com/work-programmes/production-training-scheme
If you qualify go for it and good luck!!
February 5th 2015