The Echo Nest
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Full-time, Unpaid
DescriptionThis internship at The Echo Nest will entail finding, appraising, reviewing, and entering data about music-oriented applications on a multitude of platforms: smartphones, tablets, web browsers, and computers, with an emphasis on mobile and web apps that strengthen the connection between listeners and music.
ResponsibilitiesDepending on the applicant, there's some degree of wiggle room on the following attributes, listed in no particular order:
o Must know and care about music
o Must know and care about technology
o Relatively peaceful disposition
o Does not require micromanagement
o Attention to detail
o Doesn't mind a mix of web research, data entry and writing
o Must have an attention span of at least 5x that of average Jersey Shore cast member
o Must be familiar with smartphones, mobile apps, web apps, desktop software -- especially as they relate to music listening, interaction, creation, etc.
o HTML, blogging, and/or database experience is a plus.
o Preferably, this would be an English major or minor with writing samples. The writing samples could be about anything, although something to do with music and/or technology would be a plus.