internship

ABOUT FORT KNOX STUDIOS INTERNSHIPS 

 

Fort Knox Studios seeks bright young professionals that value creativity, hard work, and passion. As an intern at Chicago’s largest music complex, you will have the unique opportunity to network with the hundreds of artists, musicians and industry professionals that call Fort Knox Studios home.

 

With opportunities ranging from design and marketing to audio and technical, we will work with each individual to refine talents and provide unique, fun opportunities along the way!

 

If you are interested in learning more, please email us at:

info@fortknoxstudios.com


*NOW ACCEPTING FALL 2019 APPLICATIONS*

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

All Interns at Fort Knox Studios will work towards the common goal of providing the best overall customer experience for our tenants and customers. While music rehearsal and production is the largest part of our business, we also provide space for many different businesses within the music industry, host multiple networking and private events each month and manage warehousing and storage space for our clients.

As an intern, you will be on the front lines of our business, handling front desk duties, scheduling and managing rehearsals, preparing for events, handling transactions and providing outstanding customer service!

SPECIALTY PROJECTS

In addition to the general duties and responsibilities, our interns will work on  individual and group projects during their internship. These projects will focus on different aspects of the music industry and provide you with promotable body of work to use take with you after your internship ends with Fort Knox Studios.

Fall 2019 Specialty Projects include:

SOCIAL MEDIA / ONLINE MARKETING

Responsibilities will include designing and creating weekly social media content, online marketing material, and overall contribution to maintaining and promoting the Fort Knox Studios brand though various online channels.

Requirements:
Active presence on and understanding of Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Responsibilities will include assisting in the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using appealing graphics that are well organized and incorporate current design trends into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom social media posts.

Requirements:
Proficient in Photoshop and/or Adobe Creative Cloud softwares. Please include your portfolio.

EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Responsibilities will include testing, managing and maintaining our rehearsal and production equipment, troubleshooting problems on the spot and teaching customers the proper way to use equipment.

Requirements:
Prior knowledge in music equipment and/or live sound.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Responsibilities will include photographing our facility (available spaces, events, live productions and bands) and editing photos.

Requirements:
Prior experience / major in photography.

CUSTOMER RELATIONS

Responsibilities will include working with, maintaining and developing relationships between Fort Knox Studios and the hundreds of musicians and industry professionals that call our facility home. *Excellent networking opportunity!*

Requirements:
Prior experience in customer service. Strong professional skills.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
  • Desire to work in fast paced environment
  • Experience using Google Drive (Docs, Sheets)
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to make independent, quick decisions and be proactive
  • Some Night / Weekend Availability Required

 

PERKS
  • College Credit
  • Monthly Travel Stipend (CTA Pass, gas, etc.)
  • Free Use of Rehearsal Space When Available
  • Outstanding Networking Opportunities
  • Casual Work Environment

 HOW TO APPLY

 

Interested candidates please send a COVER LETTER and RESUME as one PDF, with your name as the filename (eg: janesmith.pdf),  to info@fortknoxstudios.com

 

Please do not write your cover letter and/or resume in the email itself.