WAM Internship Application Spring 2020
Women's Audio Mission's internship program is widely recognized in the audio and music production industries for the caliber of training, range of activities, overall experience, as well as job placement opportunities. Past interns have gone on to positions with such companies as Dolby, Pixar, Apple, Sony, Google and Pandora, as well as most of the premier venues for music and performance in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to core responsibilities, WAM interns also take advantage of special tours of our partners’ labs and spaces (e.g., Dolby, Meyer Sound, Arup, and Facebook), behind-the-scenes access to sound checks for major acts, private professional development opportunities with industry leaders, and much more.
WAM’s Internship Program is open to women (transgender or cisgender; non-binary and gender non-conforming inclusive) over the age of 18. We select interns three times per year, in the spring, summer, and fall. Approximately 5-10 interns are selected each term through a competitive pool of applicants.
-A minimum of 1 year of audio education
-At least 18 years of age or older
-Commitment of 2-3 days a week Monday – Friday as well as some evenings and weekends when classes, sessions, and events are scheduled. At least 2 of the days, hours between 2-6pm required.
-Ability to work independently
-Minimum of 1 year of experience working with youth
-Facility in operating a standard computer (Mac or PC)
-Proof of negative TB test results from within the past 4 years
-Completion of a live scan background check (to be completed upon start of internship)
-Completed or willingness to complete mandated reporter training
-Passion for the mission of WAM
-Possible use of personal telephone
Applications are due by November 15, 2019.
November 2019: Interviews for select candidates
December 16, 2019: Applicants notified
January 7, 2019: Internship begins
May 29, 2019: Internship ends
Women’s Audio Mission is an equal employment opportunity employer.
First and last name
Availability (check all that apply):
Monday 10am - 6pm
Monday 2 - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 2 - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 2 - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 2 - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Friday 2 - 6pm
Are you requesting college credit for this internship?
Write a short statement describing why you are interested in interning with WAM.
What are the top three skills you would bring to WAM?
Please describe your experience working in audio (i.e., recording studio, classes, etc.)
Do you have experience working in ProTools?
I'm a master (could teach others)
I can use it
I've seen it
I know what it is but I use a different DAWs
Please describe any work experience you have teaching or working with youth.
What is a goal or project you would like to complete during a WAM internship?
Please select 3 of the areas below that interest you the most.
Education (e.g., teaching, lesson planning)
Recording studio (e.g., recording sessions, studio maintenance)
Development (e.g., grant writing and research, database management)
Event production (e.g., live sound, event planning and promotion)
Communications (e.g., social media, photography, graphic design)
Is there anything else you would like to share about your skills, experience, and interest in WAM?
If you have a website or other digital portfolio that you would like to share, paste a link here.
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