Audio / Music Analysis Internship (Fall)

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The Echo Nest
48 Grove Street, Suite 306
Somerville, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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The Echo Nest is looking for undergraduate or graduate student musicians and audio engineers to help build our one-of-a-kind music intelligence platform by providing musical analysis and QA surrounding audio features. The perfect candidate understands music theory and structures (key signatures, arrangements, verse and chorus), can identify key, mode, tempo, and time signature of a piece of music (perfect pitch is not required), is looking to fill a co-op or internship requirement for school and can learn new things quickly. Please note this internship is unpaid and for school credit. The internship is located in our office in Davis Square.


• Listen to music and identify objective features such as key, tempo, mode, time signature.
• Listen to music and provide subjective input or rankings based on attributes such as energy and danceability.
• Able to understand and verbally convey your work process to help our developers.
• Learn new technologies quickly.


Ideal Candidate:
• Comfortable with Apple computers and iWork.
• Has a strong knowledge of music theory and structures.
• Able to listen objectively to music and provide unbiased input.
• Motivated problem solver.
• Passionate music fan who loves learning about new technologies.

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