Offered for Academic Course Credit only. NON-PAID. This internship is offered each semester. Summer 2013 internship has now been filled.
Alfred Music, a world leading music publisher located in Van Nuys, California, is offering an internship in our Business Affairs department. Business Affairs handles transactional legal issues, licensing, permission, contracts, and complex copyright and trademark issues.
Interns usually spend between 10-20 hours per week, depending upon what their school requires for the internship. Interns will be exposed to projects from Business Affairs and closely "shadow" the manager and team members from the Business Affairs department.
Exact schedule of the internship is arranged between student and Business Affairs Manager, and will accommodate student's class schedule. Once the student's internship schedule is set, the student is expected to adhere to that schedule as closely as possible. We offer a casual dress but professional office environment where our mission is to help people learn, teach, and play music.
This position is ideal for someone looking to explore the legal/licensing/permissions/copyrights side of the music industry as a career.The professionals at Alfred spend quality time with our interns in order to maximize their learning experience. No "errand-running" internships here; there is hands-on training in many areas of the department. Alfred Music is located in Van Nuys, CA near the 405 Frwy. on Roscoe Blvd. Map Casual dress in office.
Subject areas to be learned include (but are not limited to):
-Learning how to research publisher information for third party songs.
-Learning to research websites who are infringing on copyrights.
-Learning to handle licensing royalty payments.
-Student will participate in/observe Business Affairs/Royalties meetings.
-Student will gain exposure to copyright, contract, and other Business Affairs issues.
The student will use their knowledge of fundamental PC operations including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, general music industry business concepts, and communication skills.
Each resume will be reviewed and we will call student candidates to arrange interviews. Please do not email resumes directly to the company. Internship is granted based on student's demonstrated interest in the learning opportunity as outlined above and degree to which student's background, experiences, and educational path align with the learning opportunity.
Please use this link to apply. No phone calls please.