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Better Know Your Internship

Ah, the coveted internship. It is well known that the entertainment industry is a notoriously difficult club to gain membership to, and oftentimes, an internship offers career hopefuls the much-needed experience and face time with an industry insider that is necessary to land the first real job. We know the internship hunt isn’t easy, so instead of throwing résumés at the wall to see what sticks, let us help you narrow down your search and provide you with valuable insight into the companies your aiming to impress.

Viacom, Inc.

Viacom, short for Video & Audio Communications, was founded in 1971. In 2005, the company split into two publicly traded companies, Viacom, Inc. and CBS Corporation. Including cable television and motion picture businesses, the media enterprise owns more than 160 channels and 400 interactive properties around the world.

Managing the Iconic Emblem of Weirdness: Scott Booker

When Scott Booker began managing a ragtag group of freaks called The Flaming Lips in 1990, the odds were impossibly against him. The band had more charisma than musical ability, and they were from Oklahoma City, which in terms of the record industry might as well have been Pluto.

Personal Manager

In the life and career of any entertainer, the personal manager is often the most important member of the artist’s machine. The lines between personal manager, business manager, and talent agent can be vague and blurry, but this person has the greatest impact on every professional decision made within the client’s career.