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Warner Music Group Summer 2024 WMG Emerging Talent Associate Program (Warner Records & Nonesuch) in New York, New York

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for talented individuals to join our innovative and highly sought-after Emerging Talent Associate Program as an Emerging Talent Associate (ETA) this Summer.

Warner Music Group’s Emerging Talent Associate Program is a paid internship program designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to apply their skills and gain hands-on experience in the music industry. This multidimensional, semester-long program begins by matching ETAs to specific departments based on their interests as well as the position qualifications.

Here you’ll get to:

Upon joining the program, Emerging Talent Associates (ETAs) are fully immersed in the day-to-day activities of their assigned department.  They participate in strategic meetings, help solve key business issues, and offer ideas and perspectives to further WMG’s global success. In addition, working as an Emerging Talent Associate ensures access to incredible developmental activities such as our Professional Development Workshops, Industry Insights, and the Atlantic & 300EE Intern Challenge.     

A little bit about the program:

  • Application Deadline: May 24, 2024

  • Program Duration:

  • OPTION ONE: June 3, 2024 – August 9, 2024

  • OPTION TWO: June 10, 2024 – August 16, 2024

  • OPTION THREE: June 17, 2024 – August 23, 2024

  • Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20-29 hours per week (varies based on department)

  • Internship Credit is also provided for students seeking academic credit for this experience

A little bit about you:

  • At least 18 years of age by June 17, 2024

  • Have access to housing and transportation within the designated city

  • A self-starter attitude with a genuine curiosity for our business

  • Able to commit to a 20-29 hour work week

It would be music to our ears if you also had:

  • Professional goals that align with Warner Music Group’s core values and business objectives

  • Knowledge of and passion for the different business units that makeup WMG

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as effective problem solving and organizational skills

  • Strong passion for and knowledge of the music industry

  • Leadership experience on or off campus

Placement Opportunities:

Please note the departments listed below are subject to change. Placements tagged as hybrid will require you to work onsite for the majority of the work week.

Business & Legal Affairs is reserved for individuals actively pursuing a law degree.**

*Creative placements require submission of a creative portfolio for consideration.**

  • A&R (Hybrid New York, NY & Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • A&R Research & Analytics (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Brand Partnerships (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • **Business & Legal Affairs (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Commerce (Streaming & Revenue) (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA & Fully Remote)

  • Creative (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA & Fully Remote)*

  • Digital Marketing (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Film & TV Sync (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Marketing (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Nonesuch (Hybrid New York, NY)

  • Promotions (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Publicity (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

  • Viral Marketing (Hybrid Los Angeles, CA)

About us:

As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.


Salary Range

Hourly Rate: $16.00 to $17.28 Hourly

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Copyright © 2023 Warner Music Inc.

Links to relevant documents:

2024 Benefits At A Glance final.pdf (

EVerify Participation Poster.pdf

Right To Work - English.pdf

Right to Work - Spanish.pdf