Music Forward transforms lives, inspires careers and champions a more inclusive music industry. Focusing on young people from under-served communities, Music Forward sets the stage for success by providing workshops, showcases, scholarships, and internships to inspire the next generation of music industry leaders and innovators.

As part of our ongoing efforts to champion a more inclusive music industry, Music Forward is committed to providing opportunities within the music industry including internships, mentorship, and resources to grow professionally.

As a participant who has engaged in Music Forward programming, we welcome you to submit your resume to be considered for future opportunities with us and our partners. 

Make an impact with Music Forward by joining our intern cohort! Build your professional network, skill set, and resume through formal and informal training sessions, tangible tasks and projects, and networking opportunities.

The following roles are open for application - all positions have a rolling review process (positions are open until filled) and are virtual:

- Artist Development 

- Charitable Partnerships 

- Education Programs

- Marketing 

- Marketing - Video editing

- Operations Intern

Music Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any of employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Apply for a Spring 2023 internship at Music Forward's partner, BMG. Click here for all internship job descriptions.


  • You must be a student enrolled in a junior college, college or university. 
  • You must be located in or within a reasonable commute to Los Angeles, Nashville, or New York City. 
  • You must be able to dedicate 21 hours/week to the internship.

Deadline: Apply by 11:59 PM PT (2:59 AM ET/1:59 AM CT) on December 16th, 2022.

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Music Forward and Citizens have partnered to inspire and prepare the next generation of diverse live music industry leaders in Boston. Together, the organizations are providing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for eight (8) graduating high school seniors or first year college students to explore and prepare for a career in live music.  
This 7-week paid summer internship program will take place at some of Boston’s most iconic live entertainment venues.
The program bridges our community to the music industry. Participanting youth will receive hands-on training, job shadow experiences, mentorship, and workshops focused on fiscal empowerment and career-readiness.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Interviews will begin in the winter/spring of 2023. Applications in draft form will not be accepted. Be sure to click the "Apply" button on your application in order to be considered for the opportunity.
Internship eligibility:
Must have graduated high school between June 2022-June 2023
Age 18 by July 5, 2023
Available in Boston between June 26-August 12, 2023
Provide proof of COVID vaccination
Provide contact information for one (1) professional reference

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