INTERNSHIP-Business Affairs


Offered  for  Academic Course  Credit  only.  NON-PAID. This internship is offered each semester.  

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.
TO APPLY Please use this link to apply.  No phone calls please.