1. Essential Music Publishing Administration Internship
  2. Essential Worship Internship
  3. Essential Artist Services Internship
  4. Digital Business Group Internship: Social Media, Digital Marketing, Digital Sales, Web Development, Advertising, Streaming, Video & Graphic Content, Analytics, Business Development
  5. Promotions Internship
  6. RCA Inspiration Marketing Internship

1. Essential Music Publishing Administration Internship

Do you find joy in seeing a project finished? Are you passionate about songs? Do you have excellent analytical thinking and problem solving skills? Are you detail oriented and organized? If you answered yes to any of these questions the Essential Music Publishing Administration Internship is for you! As a publishing administration intern, you’ll learn what it means to administer a song catalog from start to finish. From when a song is created, recorded, registered with collection societies, licensed, and earning income. You’ll learn how important metadata is to an administrator, and will discover creative ways to track income on a song. Learn more at EssentialMusicPublishing.com!

Students must have a prerequisite course in either Copyright Law or Music Publishing to be considered for an internship with Essential Music Publishing Administration.


2. Essential Worship Internship

Provident Music Group is home to Essential Worship. Essential Worship works directly with our music publishing and label groups and is home to such worship brands as Vertical Church Band, Mosaic MSC, Elevation Worship, One Sonic Society, and Red Rocks Worship. Essential Worship also has a resource website for worship leaders. EssentialWorship.com aims to equip worship leaders with everything they need to lead great songs. Our partnerships stretch deep into the church and we are excited to see the songs we represent continue to grow.

The Essential Worship intern gets to participate in team meetings and learn the inner workings of marketing copyrights into the church; research and learn about church copyrights; album marketing; learn about web development and content; and work with the team to develop, refine, and maintain online and offline marketing strategies. We strive to make your time here not only a valuable learning experience, but also a fun and interesting insight into the business and worship music.


3. Essential Artist Services Internship

Essential Artist Services is an artist merchandising, sales, and branding company that assists artists and their teams in the development and execution of strategic merchandise solutions. Our range of services includes merchandise design/sourcing/manufacturing, full service tour and event vending, cohesive physical/digital e-commerce solutions, presale fulfillment and warehouse/storage. As a part of the Artist Services team you’ll learn what it takes to get a shirt from concept to the road… and of course why artist shirts can be so expensive! Trust us; it’s not the artists’ fault. 

Our interns get to participate in weekly team meetings and learn the inner workings of merchandising, tour vending, and e-commerce. They perform high-level research to uncover merchandising, design, and retail trends. They learn about developing and maintaining e-commerce strategies. They also learn about graphic templates, online marketing strategies, and developing state-of-the-art, custom merchandise lines for our large and diverse client base. We strive to make your time here not only a valuable learning experience, but also a fun and interesting insight into the business and ministry of Christian music.


4. Digital Business Group Internship: Social Media, Digital Marketing, Digital Sales, Web Development, Advertising, Streaming, Video & Graphic Content, Analytics, Business Development

As new platforms, business models, and revenue streams arise, and as fans demand more content, access, and connectivity, the Digital Business Group at Provident is tasked with supporting and equipping our artists with the tools and expertise to help meet those needs. If you are passionate about Christian music and looking to be a part of a well-rounded team that operates like a digital agency, Provident can offer hands-on experience in the area of social media, digital marketing, digital revenue, web development, advertising, content creation, design, e-Commerce, playlisting, and more. Not only will you be able to build specific skill sets, but also build your portfolio while you interact with real-world campaigns, industry professionals, and artists.


5. Promotions Internship

If you have a song stuck in your head after listening to the radio, you can blame it on any number of national promotions teams working for record labels all over the country. It’s up to the National Promotions team at Provident Music Group to implement radio campaigns for the newest and hottest radio singles impacting Christian radio. This internship provides the opportunity to show you the behind-the-scenes of how our artists gain coveted radio exposure. If you’re interested in learning about radio promotions, this is the internship for you!


6. RCA Inspiration Marketing Internship

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to work at a major record label from the business perspective? RCA Inspiration, the #1 Gospel Songs Label, is looking for an intern who has a passion for the music industry. As RCA Inspiration’s intern, you will work with a team of professionals for major artists like Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Travis Greene, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and more! This label works to:

•           Encourage interns to strategically create marketing campaigns for new & existing projects
•           Create contemporary consumer-based products to maximize merchandise sales
•           Identify social trends on social media and adapts events & projects to match currently trending topics
•           Continue the traditional Gospel brand while expanding RCA Inspiration to more contemporary genres like Hip Hop, R&B, and Rap.
•           Provide a professional learning environment for interns to grow & display their skill sets

Interns will gain hands-on professional experience through departments such as:
•           A&R
•           Marketing
•           Digital Marketing
•           Radio Promotion & Strategy
•           Sales