National Geographic (NatGeo) Music Intern, Spring 2023 DEADLINE TO APPLY NOW!

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Job ID 10025405

Location New York, New York, United States

Business Disney General Entertainment Content


– This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

National Geographic (Nat Geo) music team intern. Responsibilities include assisting with the tracking, reviewing, and organizing of music assets and deliverables, database and systems maintenance, contact outreach, and other support as needed.  The position requires someone who has a professional written and verbal communication style, pays close attention to detail, has great organizational skills, the ability to juggle multiple high priority requests and meet tight deadlines. It requires a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, professional decorum to represent and interface with senior executives both inside and outside of Nat Geo. Ideal candidates should have poise, strong communication and represent the music team.  Seeking candidates who are self-starters able to anticipate needs, offer creativity to initiate enhancements, maximize workflow and organization, drive efficiency and showcase consistent follow-through. Candidates should also be technologically savvy and possess the ability to learn and master a variety of computer programs, be flexible with work schedule and meet impromptu demands.


  • Following up on agreements, cue sheets and asset deliveries
  • Outreach to contacts and researching music for music clearances
  • Contact list /creative distribution list updates
  • Assisting with retrieving and uploading assets
  • Assisting with music rights check requests
  • Reviewing music cue sheets
  • Listening to music for creative pitches
  • Assisting with the DMG asset transfer process
  • Listening through composer reels and making sure links are active/up to date
  • Assisting with administrative tasks such as scheduling, expenses, file keeping, etc.

Basic Qualification:

  • Passion for music and research
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with all levels within the organization including executives
  • Proficient in MS Office and comfortable working on both Macs and PCs
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and a dynamic personality   
  • Strong research skills, eager to learn and not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to provide own housing and transportation in NYC. 

Preferred Qualification:

  • Strong interest and/or past experience in the music or entertainment industry
  • Familiarity with Music terminology and key players (execs and talent) in the industry
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner
  • Passionate about Disney/Nat Geo properties and franchises

Required Education:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
  • Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application.

Additional Information:

  • The approximate dates of this internship are January through June 2023
  • Candidate must be available to work part time hours (approximately 20-24 hours per week) for the duration of the internship
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • All candidates must provide their own housing for the duration of the internship in the greater New York area for “hybrid” work (some in-person, some remote, with specifics TBD)
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
  • Experience with FileMaker pro or similar database management system
  • Proficient in MS Office and comfortable working on both Macs and PCs
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and a dynamic personality   
  • Strong research skills, eager to learn and not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to provide own housing and transportation in NYC. 

About Disney General Entertainment Content:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.