Music Services Internship

Project Description

WNET is offering an internship in our Music Services department.  Music Services provides music research and rights clearances for a variety of uses, and advises all departments in all areas of music operations and administration, including the following:

  • Research, budget, negotiate and administer music licensing of copyrighted music and master recordings in WNET produced programs made available for ancillary distribution.
  • Select, supervise, and prepare music program scores for background, theme, and underscore for all purposes including complete program underscores, promos, and pledge.
  • Supervise and maintain log of all music included in local and national programs (music cue sheets).
  • Recommend, hire, and prepare contracts for composers of original music scores.
  • Prepare AFM Musician Union budgets for music productions.
  • Administer subsequent AFM employment including payroll supervision and preparation, including musician renewal step-ups and supplemental market residuals.

Description of Duties

Assist in submitting music cue sheets via Rapid Cue; Cataloguing music library selections into iMagic database and filing in music library; Assist in the production of music for use in programming.

Opportunity Profile

Interns will have the ability to:

  • research composer/publisher information accurately and prepare music cue sheets via RapidCue;
  • create/edit audio files;
  • Learn how to select music appropriate for use in video.

Expected results include completed music cue sheets; completed broadcast-ready music selections; along with reduction of music library backlog inventory entries – digital and analogue.

Students will learn how to listen to music critically with the direction of how music contributes/communicates in context with video.


January 2, 2018 through February 1, 2018, 10am – 5pm. Internship may extend into the spring 2018 semester with mutual agreement.

To apply, send your resume, proof of enrollment and cover letter to:

e-mail: internships@wnet.org, subject=”Music Services”

Internship offers are contingent upon your passing of our mandatory background check which requires a valid social security number.

WNET is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and internships without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or veteran status.

No phone calls or faxes, please. Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted.

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