January 10, 2012

Shure Inc.'s Get the Gig Internship Competition

Shure Inc. is the leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. They are seeking a superb Artist Relations Intern for the summer of 2012 with their new Get the Gig competition.
Shure will choose one winner to have the opportunity to improve their skills and get an inside look at the design and engineering of Shure products as the Artist Relations Intern in the summer of 2012.  The winner learn how provide the right gear to top talent to ensure they have great sound both in studio and live.

The Artist Relations Department at Shure manages relations between the company and bands. They provide support for gear, artist development assistance, and technical advice, among other things. The winning intern will be responsible for things like helping manage Shure artist endorsers, support for social media initiatives, working with the company to negotiate contracts, assisting with evaluation potential endorsers, and coordinating sponsored events like clinics and trade shows.

Clients Include
Foster the People
Cage the Elephant
Jason Mraz
Mos Def
Matt & Kim
The Black Keys

College juniors, seniors, and graduates from the class of 2011 are eligible to apply. Shure is looking to find someone who "isn't afraid to roll up their sleeves, work hard, and learn something."

To Enter
Round 1
Deadline February 1, 2012
Online application
Submit resume
Tweet saying why you deserve the internship
20 applicants will be chosen by February 16, 2012 to move to the next round

Round 2
Deadline March 1, 2012
Video audition
250 word essay
3 applicants will be chosen by March 15, 2012 to move on

Round 3
The 3 final candidates will visit Shure headquarters for in person interviews with Artists Relations, Marketing, and Human Resources
The winner will be notified by April 13, 2012
The internship will take place from around May 15, 2012 to August 15, 2012


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