CDC Diversity Internship Initiative
To offer an opportunity to someone who would like to make a career as a Casting Director and is from a group that is underrepresented and/or faces barriers to entry into the entertainment industry. This program is open to anyone who is Black, Indigenous, Racialized, LGBTQ2S+, and/or living with disabilities
Deadline to Apply: September 30th, 2022
Internships Available: Two
Duration of Placement: Six weeks (to be completed between October-November 2022)
Stipend: $3600 each
Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee status has been conferred
Must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/ territorial legislation and regulations
Cannot be an employee or relative of any CDC member
The CDC executive will evaluate the applications on their merit and select the finalists
Each finalist will be interviewed up to two times, virtually, by the CDC executive and the mentor Casting Director in August, 2022.
All finalists’ names will be made available to any CDC members who request them for hiring purposes, for possible short-term contracts in the future.
Apply via Online Application
Before you begin the application make sure you have the following documents ready to upload:
The Letter - This is the most important part of our application process. We would like you to write a letter outlining the reasons you would like this opportunity, why you think you are suited to casting and why you think you would like to make casting your future.