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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Third Side Music


Music Intern

I am highly interested to be a music intern during the summer of 2015. This past year, I had the amazing

opportunity to assist Canadian composer Joe Barrucco on Shelby (2014), a globally distributed Christmas movie

directed by Emmy winner Brian K. Roberts, starring Chevy Chase, Rob Schneider, and Tom Arnold. As the

assistant composer, I helped develop character themes, composed about a third of the music cues, and joined

ASCAP to receive future royalties. Currently in my junior year of university, I am eager and passionate to join the

most successful fourth television network to not only contribute my music expertise, but to also continue

developing my foundation necessary to lead a successful career in the entertainment industry.

Interning with Fox Network would be a significant milestone and honor as I would be given the tools and

resources to learn all about the fundamentals of the music business in a professional setting. In addition, Fox

Network’s strong international presence is something I admire due to the large influence it has in numerous

countries including Canada and France. This is quite important to me because as a French citizen and United

States permanent resident studying in Canada, I am continuously looking for ways to improve my global

experience in order to be better equipped for the future. In result, it would allow me to better contribute to Fox

Network’s added value and growth in both the American and European continents.

Apart from my work in composition, my current work in performance and teaching has significantly

strengthened my skills in time management and organization. On a weekly basis, I meet with singer/songwriter

Amanda Rowland, a previous finalist on The Next Star (YTV Canada), to record and prepare material for

upcoming shows. I also prepare and teach private piano lessons with emphasis on technique and basic music

theory. As a promotional model, I have enriched my leadership and customer service by representing over a dozen

brands in the past year. Fox Network was actually a client I represented last summer to promote their new comedy

series at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. As team leader, it was my responsibility to set up the activation,

manage two other brand ambassadors, and report the daily logistics back to the head manager.

My work and education have not only helped me grow as a well-rounded individual, but have both also

prepared me to take the next steps in my career. Given my motivation and perseverance, I am confident I will be a

dynamic and productive music intern at Fox Network. Thank you so much for this great opportunity and I highly

look forward to your response! I am available for an interview at the time of your convenience.

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