Huriot — Music Finance Intern: LA- Summer 2023 at Warner Bros. Discovery

Music Finance Intern: LA- Summer 2023

Warner Bros. Discovery

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Role Details

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 10

The Job

This internship provides the opportunity to earn college course credit while learning the financial and legal aspects of the music industry. Interns will interact with financial professionals, music supervisors, artists, etc. To gain an understanding of the process of licensing, creating and releasing soundtracks.

The Daily

Duties could include:

  • Analyze record sales and artist contracts.

  • Create financial spreadsheets; including post journal entries and publishing and royalty statement administration.

  • Provides clerical support to department; including data entry and filing.

  • Enter updates, images, rights, music, cue sheets into Music Asset Database.

The Essentials

  • Essentials needed for the positions that are similar across the above roles (these do not all have to apply to every single role)

  • Must be actively enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)

  • Must be a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student (18 years or older)

  • Must be in academic good standing (2.8 or above GPA)

  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States. U.S. International students must hold an F1 Visa to be considered.

  • PC skills required – strong knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to communicate effectively with executives and members of the creative community

  • Ability to research and coordinate various projects, and identify resources

  • Knowledge of basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English usage

  • Knowledge of report, letter, etc. format.

The Nice To Haves

  • Interest in finance as well as music/film industry required.

  • Must have a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn about all facets of the entertainment industry

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel

  • Must have the ability to work under time constraints

  • Must be well organized and have good attention to detail

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks

About Our Internship Program

WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.

Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:

  • Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field

  • Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans

  • Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more

  • Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables

  • Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network

  • A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture

What you can expect to take away from the semester:

  • Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had

  • The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes

  • Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career

  • Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

And finally, what to know before applying:

  • The duration of the program is 10-12 weeks dependent on the student’s availability based on semester schedule

  • Program date options:

  • Start Date: June 5th or June 12th

  • End Date: August 18th or August 25th

  • Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity .

  • Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.

  • Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Warner Bros. Discovery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to 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 laws.

  • Published on: Feb 15, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Burbank, California
  • Salary: negotiable
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