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Music Production Intern (Intelligent Creation Audio - Music Intelligence) - 2023 Fall (BS/MS)

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us

At TikTok, our people are humble, intelligent, compassionate and creative. We create to inspire - for you, for us, and for more than 1 billion users on our platform. We lead with curiosity and aim for the highest, never shying away from taking calculated risks and embracing ambiguity as it comes. Here, the opportunities are limitless for those who dare to pursue bold ideas that exist just beyond the boundary of possibility. Join us and make impact happen with a career at TikTok.

The SAMI Team:

We are the Speech, Audio and Music Intelligence (SAMI) team at TikTok and are based in North America, APAC and Europe. Our mission is to empower content distribution and creation through multimodal audio technologies. We focus on cutting-edge R&D in speech, audio, and music processing. We are looking for top talents to work on speech/audio/music algorithms, integrate them into various ByteDance products and ultimately bring the joy to our global user base!

We are looking for talented individuals to join us for an internship in 2023. Internships at TikTok aim to offer students industry exposure and hands-on experience. Turn your ambitions into reality as your inspiration brings infinite opportunities at TikTok.

This Internship Program runs for 12 weeks beginning in August/September 2023. Successful candidates must be able to commit to one of the following summer internship cycles below:

1. August 14, 2023 to November 3, 2023

2. September 5, 2023 to November 24, 2023

We will prioritize candidates who are able to commit to these start dates. Please state your availability clearly in your resume (Start date, End date).

Candidates can apply to a maximum of two positions and will be considered for jobs in the order you apply. The application limit is applicable to TikTok and its affiliates' jobs globally. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis - we encourage you to apply early.


- Review music (and audio) quality, according to different criteria and destinations

- Compose / Produce music in a variety of different styles

- Provide sound design for a wide variety of applications (sound effects, idents etc)

- Work closely with researchers and engineers to deliver high quality musical products

- Support music production team in cataloging and delivery of assets


- Currently pursuing a Undergraduate/Graduate/Masters with a music degree or a related discipline

- Strong composer, with a demonstrable track record of composing and producing in a variety of styles

- Solid understanding of music theory and its relationship with contemporary music styles

- Proficient with DAW software and plugins, and willing to learn new platforms and tools

- Strong understanding of current music trends on social media

- Good ear for identifying music and audio quality issues

- Strong capability with Microsoft Office Suite or similar cloud-based tools

- Curious, self-driven and self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative team

- Be able to transcribe harmonic structure and melodies by ear and harmonize melodies with complex chords

- Strong music theory and musicianship skills

-Illustrate production skills: Comfortable to produce and mix diverse contemporary styles(HipHop, Rop, EDM, Aoustic etc.)

- Able to commit to working for 12 weeks during Fall 2023

- Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Graduating December 2023 onwards with intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship.

- Experience / interest in product design

- Interest in multimedia, gaming, AI and tech

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

TikTok is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at Accommodations-AMS@tiktok.com

By submitting an application for this role, you accept and agree to our global applicant privacy policy, which may be accessed here: https://careers.tiktok.com/legal/privacy.

Job Information

【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (hourly)

The hourly rate range for this position in the selected city is $25- $25.

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

At ByteDance/TikTok our benefits are designed to convey company culture and values, to create an efficient and inspiring work environment, and to support ByteDancers to give their best in both work and life. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees:

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off(PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.

Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy.

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