Want to work with the world’s leading music publishers and best-known record labels in the industry? As an Emerging Talent Associate at Warner Music Group you will participate in strategic meetings, help to solve key business issues, network with our senior leadership, and offer your ideas and perspectives to further WMG’s global success.
With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
Warner Music Group’s Emerging Talent Program (ETP) is a paid program designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply their skills and previous experiences in the music industry. This multidimensional, hands-on program begins by matching students to specific departments across WMG’s companies, based on their interests, for a semester-long experience. ETP is offered during the summer, fall and spring semesters.
Upon joining our team, Emerging Talent Associates are fully immersed in the day-to-day activities of their assigned department. In addition to gaining unparalleled industry experience, working as an Emerging Talent Associate ensures that you will obtain access to incredible development opportunities, such as our Capstone Project where students will develop a business idea for Warner Music Group. They will then have the opportunity to present their plan in front of our executives and gain on-the-spot feedback.
Why this could be your next big break:
- ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance)
- Rhino Entertainment
- Warner/Chappell Music
- Warner Music Nashville
- Warner Bros. Records
- Warner Music Latina
- Sire Records
- WEA (Warner Elektra Atlantic)
- WMG Corporate
The ideal Emerging Talent Associate will be passionate and knowledgeable about the music industry and its trends. Candidates must be professionally motivated and driven to make a career in this ever-changing industry. We are looking for individuals who have a track record of success in a similar role and who has had experience with various parts of the music industry.
Rockstar candidates must:
- Be enrolled in an accredited university or college
- Be a senior or graduate student with an expected graduation date of 2019-2021
- Have completed at least two previous internships in the music, media, entertainment, or tech industries
- Have exceptional written/verbal communication skills
- Have a strong passion for working in the music industry/media
- Prior work experience (part-time/summer) preferred
- Proven Leadership experience on or off campus preferred
- Digital/technical savvy required
- Exhibit maturity and exceptional professional judgement
Interested in being our next summer associate? Here are our areas of opportunity:
- Business and Legal Affairs
- Creative Services
- Data Analytics / Data Visualization
- Digital Accounts
- Digital Marketing
- Fan Engagement
- Human Resources / Talent Management
- Business Development
- International Marketing
- Label Operations
- Licensing Admin
- Marketing (Pop/Rock, Urban)
- Merch Production
- Radio Promotions
- Sync Licensing
Why join us?
Warner Music Group is proud of its Emerging Talent Program, the professional development we offer to our WMG students, and the intern alumni network we’ve built across the country. Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.
It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA.
Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.
Love this job and want to apply?
To be considered for Warner Music Group’s internship program, you must submit your resume and a compelling cover letter expressing your passion and desire to work in the music industry.
Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here and think you will too.