Sony Music Entertainment

SUMMER 2018 Internship at Descendant Records

US-NY-New York
2 months ago
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Descendant Records is a new boutique label under the Sony Music Umbrella. Our artists include The Lone Bellow, Colony House, and The Wild Wild, and we're always on the search for what’s next. We are interested in discovering artists who are in the early stages of development so we can help get them off the ground. We’re in partnership with Sony Music’s RED Distribution, who provide us with label services and are among the best in the business.



Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


In compliance with the Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act, Sony Music is a smoke-free workplace.


We’re dedicated to giving students real, valuable hands-on experience. Below are the major educational takeaways of our internship.

  • A&R: Learn about the scouting process, how to filter through the incredible amount of talent to discover the very best, and how to decide what to pursue.
  • Artist development: Learn about techniques to help develop newer artists.
  • Radio promotions: Learn about the importance of radio, how it works, and why we target specific stations.



All interested candidates must be enrolled in and eligible to receive COLLEGE CREDIT from an accredited college, educational institution or university. Candidates should possess exceptional computer, written and communications skills. Familiarity of social networking sites preferred. Interest in the music industry is a MUST. Internships are unpaid and for academic credit only.


Applicants will be required to submit proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university internship program.


ALL OUT OF STATE APPLICANTS must indicate when you intend to be in the New York area to do an internship. Travel and Housing are NOT provided by Sony Music.


Tell us in your cover letter which semester you are available for this internship.


NOTE: If you are interested in applying for an internship during a different semester, that internship posting will be accepting applications closer to that semester.


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