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. 

Music Forward Office Hours

Office Hours are intended for individuals between the ages of 16-24. Please refrain from registering if you do not meet this requirement.

Why wait for tomorrow to prepare for your future career in the music industry? Join us for a series of Friday afternoons to receive exclusive access to music industry professionals who will help you to define your career path during 90 minute workshops and a one-hour mentorship session. Each Office Hour will include professionals that represent a variety of career pathways within the music industry. 

Fall 2021 Office Hours take place at 2:00 PM (PST)/4:00 PM (CST)/5:00 PM (EST) on the following dates: Friday, September 10th, 17th, 24th and October 1st, 2021. 

Fall 2021 Artist Development Office Hours take place on Fridays at 2:00 PM (PST)/4:00 PM (CST)/5:00 PM (EST) on the following dates:

October 22nd: Artist Guide to Pitching

October 29th: Build an EPK

November 5th: Website Essentials

November 12th: Meet a Mentor

To reserve your place in Office Hours, you must register and select the dates that you are available. While attendance at all sessions is not required, it is strongly recommended.

Based on capacity, you will receive a confirmation from Music Forward within one week of your registration. The confirmation will include event date(s) and details, and your Zoom link. Please note, due to limited capacity for Office Hours, priority will be given to those who register early.

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:

- Programs (Part-time)

- Marketing - Social Media (Part-time)

- Marketing - Video Editing (Part-time)

- Operations (Part-time)

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.

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