Position Title: Historic RCA Studio B Intern
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Historic RCA Studio B
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has an opening for an unpaid internship at Historic RCA Studio B.
Company Overview: Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum documents and interprets the history of country music—a musical genre and culture central to the identity of the city, the state, and the nation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the museum proudly combines subject expertise, ambitious research, and preservation of an unparalleled collection with expressions of creativity in music, art, and history. The museum collects artifacts that illustrate the evolving history and traditions of country music while providing diverse learning opportunities. The core exhibit follows the story of country music from its folk beginnings through its emergence as a commercial art form. Rotating exhibits examine a broad range of topics, from country classics to ultra-contemporary and emerging artists in American Currents. The museum owns Hatch Show Print, a letterpress print shop opened in 1879, and it operates Historic RCA Studio B, where Elvis Presley and many others recorded.
Departmental Overview:Historic RCA Studio B—once home to musical titans such as Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Eddy Arnold, Roy Orbison, and the Everly Brothers—is one of the world’s most famous recording facilities. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum preserves and interprets Historic RCA Studio B as a legacy landmark in the rich history of popular music in Nashville and the U.S. The Museum makes Studio B accessible to the public through daily tours, educational programs, and events.
Internship Overview:The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum offers unpaid internships that advance the educational goals of the student as well as the Museum’s mission. Internships are designed for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks with consideration given to individual university requirements. Additional adjustments to the 12 week, 20 hour schedule will be at the discretion of the internship supervisor. Educational programs which operate on a quarterly basis will be accommodated. Motivated students who are seeking hands-on experiences in a team-oriented environment will find excellent opportunities at the museum
The Studio B intern can expect a vibrant educational environment focused on developing skills as an audio professional as well as a caretaker of a historic space and host to guests from around the world.
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