San Francisco Chapter - Internship Opportunity

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San Francisco Chapter Internship Opportunity: January 2013

The Internship Program offers an opportunity for college students who are interested in careers in the recording industry to gain on-site training in programming, office administration, social media, nonprofit management and membership development. The Academy compensates interns and gives college credit.

Candidates should be energetic, hard working and have aspirations of a career in the music industry or music education. Journalism students whose goal is to write for music blogs and publications are encouraged to apply. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) experience is important.

Interns may assist the Recording Academy in a variety of professional and educational outreach programs and capacities including social media, GRAMMY U and GRAMMY Foundation programs, Chapter newsletters, event planning, research and database management. In conjunction with this learning experience, interns will receive in-depth exposure to techniques and practices of a professional recording industry organization and perform administrative duties which may include membership mailings, photocopying, filing, faxing and answering phones.


  • Be currently enrolled in a college/university as a junior, senior or graduate student.
  • Letter from school stating that intern will receive college credit for Recording Academy internship.
  • Display an interest in music and commitment to a career in the recording industry.
  • Possess strong verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • Exhibit computer skills, typing proficiency (a computer test may be required).

Internship Description

  • Internship duration is for a semester (12 weeks or equivalent).
  • Hours are part time (20 hours a week).
  • Intern will work on site during regular business hours as well as some evenings and weekends.
  • Internship provides an in-depth exposure to a professional recording organization's techniques and practices.
  • Projects may include assistance with event management, educational programs, work on publications (newsletters), membership recruitment, database management, analysis (social media and demographics study), marketing/PR and administrative office support.

For more information on The Recording Academy's Intern Program, contact

Internship Application