Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) is a non-profit whose mission is to provide and promote the integration of music into the curricula of disadvantaged schools in order to enhance students' academic performance and creative and general development. ETM-LA is dedicated to providing disadvantaged LA County schools with quality, comprehensive, sequential and standards-based music education as part of the core curriculum for every child.

2501 W. Burbank Blvd., Suite 301 Burbank, CA 91505




The Communications Intern will work with the Education Through Music-LA staff to develop a marketplace competitive analysis, which will inform the development of a suite of communications materials, including a program information brochure, spotlight stories, and our annual newsletter. For this project, the intern will research what other originations are doing successfully to help inform best practices in communication and publicity. Additionally, the ETM-LA’s Communications Intern will analyze our communication channels to help tailor messaging to have the greatest impact for various avenues and demographics. Finally, the intern will assist with program and development data evaluation/assessment to develop a deeper understanding of the data for marketing purposes. This is a remote position with flexible hours starting in September.


The intern should display an earnest interest in music and music education and must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and dependable. Interest in Communications/PR, graphic design, and writing is favorable for this position. Basic computer skills, such as Excel and Word, as well as advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop are necessary. Being an initiative taker and a team-player with an interest in the field of education, a positive attitude, personal motivation, and a desire to learn about nonprofit organizations are also a must.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please email a one-page resume, cover letter (between 1,000-2,000 characters, including spaces) with the Subject Header: “ETM-LA Communications Intern Application” to Please address the letter to Victoria Lanier, Executive Director of Education Through Music-Los Angeles. If you have any questions, email