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 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, 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 internship will work approximatley 40 hours per week from July to September.


The intern should display an earnest interest in music and music education and must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and dependable. Knowledge of SWOT analysis, 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.


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 economically-disadvantaged schools to enhance students' academic performance and creative and general development. ETM-LA is dedicated to providing under-resourced LA County schools with quality, comprehensive, sequential, and standards-based music education as part of the core curriculum for every child.

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 apply@etmla.org. Please address the letter to Victoria Lanier, Executive Director of Education Through Music-Los Angeles. If you have any questions, email info@etmla.org.