10k Together internship program
Launched in June 2020, 10K Together is a division of our company dedicated to supporting social justice causes related to race, gender, sexuality, disability, economic status, and more. This initiative will begin by empowering the Black community, both within and outside of the music industry. Over the next 5 years, 10K Together has pledged $500,000 to making a sustained impact in three distinct ways:
About the Internship Program
10k Together is on a mission to uplift the black community and black creatives within Los
Angeles by facilitating more opportunities for people of color within the music industry.
We’re now accepting applicants for a paid internship which will commence fall 2020.
Each intern will learn the inner workings of a record label and gain real world experience in the
music business. We’d like to create an environment for today’s youth to be informed about the
possible career paths in the music business, and help them to realize their talents and interests.
Each intern will spend time observing, learning, and working in each department at our
company. To further expand their horizons and ignite their passion, our interns will have the
opportunity to visit our distribution and marketing partners located in Hollywood at the Capitol
Since a college degree isn’t required to be successful in the music industry, we’re not limiting
our program to college students. Our program is open to high school graduates who are
interested in the music business and working toward their goals.
This program will provide black youth with the knowledge and relationships needed to build a
promising career in music. We’re excited to nurturer the next generation of moguls, super
managers, and executives.
College students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
Non-college applicants must submit a resume reflecting their current involvement in
Each applicant must submit a 3-paragraph essay stating their music industry goals and
why they’d be a good fit for this internship.
Paid internship – each intern will get an internship stipend, only summer interns will get
an additional travel stipend.
The internship stipend will be released after successful completion of the 10-
The travel stipend will be released after the 1 st week of the summer term.
3 Internship Terms – Fall/Spring/Summer
3 Interns will be selected per term.
The intern will choose 3 areas of interest. (A&R, A&R Admin, Marketing, PR, Graphics,
The Internship Program will Last 10 weeks and be divided as follows:
Week 1: Intro
Week 2 – 4: Department 1
Week 5 – 7: Department 2
Week 8 – 10: Department 3
The Internship will be a total of 20 hours per week. This will be divided into four 5-hour
A welcome letter will be provided which outlines the internship duration, department
schedule, and stipend amount.
Upon successful completion, each intern will be provided with a letter of
recommendation signed by the President/GM of 10k Projects.
The Application period will open on Tuesday, July 14th.
The application deadline is August 21st.
Bringing Awareness to The Program
Instagram, Tik Tok, & Spotify Ads promoting the internship opportunity. Each ad will link
to the application page which will be located on the 10k Projects website.
Our representatives will contact local universities and black student organizations within
Our representatives will also inform HBCU’s for possible out of state applicants.
10k Projects wants to uplift young music execs in the black community.
10k Projects wants to give African American students a head start in the music
Post Internship Follow-up
To extend the mentorship period and ensure the success of our interns, 10k projects will
schedule follow-ups with our former interns.
The first follow up will be 3 months after successful completion of the program. This will
be an opportunity to advise on relationship building within the industry and job
We will check in again at the 12-month mark so that the interns can update us on their
journeys and share their growth stories.