Recording Studio Internship

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District Sound Lab
6932 Carmichael Avenue
Bethesda, MD
Posted: August 18 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The District Sound Lab internship program was designed to give students first-hand experience of working in a recording studio. Participants will have the opportunity to use skills acquired from an educational institute, and use practical applications. Interns generally are responsible and accountable for the following:
• Being present for sessions and available to complete tasks for clients
• Going on runs for clients when necessary
• Maintaining studio cleanliness and etiquette
• Completing projects dictated by studio management as directed
• Maintaining positive attitude, enthusiasm, and willingness to be as effective as possible

Success Metrics:
• Developing audio engineering skills; Interns will be given the opportunity to record and/or mix projects and develop their skills as an audio engineer
• Completing tasks efficiently and on time
• Maintaining professional social etiquette
• Maintaining a positive attitude and approach to tasks
• Respecting the privacy and workflow of clients


Compensation: 

The District Sound Lab Internship is non-paid but it is understood that in exchange for labor interns are given ample amount of time working in the studio and developing their engineering skills. Expectations are for interns to work 20-30 hours a week and comply with the 24-hour nature of studio operations.

About District Sound Lab:
District Sound Lab is a modern recording studio in Bethesda, MD that focuses on the production, recording, mixing, and mastering of hip hop, dance music, RnB and pop. It is owned and operated by accomplished head engineer Calin Enache, who has worked with hundreds of artists from the DC area and all over the world. Our studio features a fully equipped studio space with a blend of state of the art analog and digital gear.

District Sound Lab has earned a reputation for being a very unique studio. Unlike other studios, the owner is actually the head engineer. We are a single room studio, so you are always working in the best room, with the best equipment, with the best engineer. All of our sessions are absolutely private and by appointment only. We like to provide a laid back, creative environment to work in, while getting things done quickly. And above all else, we strive to provide world class sound quality for modern music. There is a reason why our clients keep coming back: no one else has our vibe, work ethic, and sound.

Responsibilities

• Being present for sessions and available to complete tasks for clients
• Going on runs for clients when necessary
• Maintaining studio cleanliness and etiquette
• Completing projects dictated by studio management as directed
• Maintaining positive attitude, enthusiasm, and willingness to be as effective as possible

Requirements

• Some type of educational training in audio engineering
• Knowledge in Pro Tools and Logic Pro X
• Excellent in troubleshooting equipment and signal flow
• Excellent time management and organization skills

Skills

Required - Pro Tools, Audio Engineering
Preferred - Audio Mixing, Audio Production

How To Apply

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