Mini Episode 7

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s second mini-episode! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond. 

Today is an “emergency” mini-episode in response to Emily’s recent live podcast taping w/ 5 Hofstra University students (the forthcoming Episode 11). Emily was shocked to learn that these students had cleaned toilets and received work texts at 2 AM that they were expected to respond to in the middle of the night (WTF?). Although we know that interning is a controversial, this is NOT what interning is all about. In this episode Emily shares her horror and disgust as a call to action amongst her fellow bosses for proper intern treatment and segues into her personal experiences of being sexually harassed and assaulted as an intern.

Episode 9: Nicole Pompei

Welcome to Episode 9 of The Interning 101 Podcast. Today, Emily White interviews musician and music industry person Nicole Pompei, who drums for Torres and works at PledgeMusic as well as at 9GiantStepsBooks, which publishes Interning 101 the book! Emily and Nicole discuss Nicole’s experience at The Berklee School of Music, their mutual professor George Howard, the importance of showing up, genuine networking while in school, and how small each niche industry is. 

Mini Episode 6

Today, Emily talks about launching her sports’ management division with Olympic legend Anthony Ervin and how that led to additional sports clients. She digs in on wrapping up Whitesmith Entertainment, and how that led to the launch of Collective Entertainment with interns turned partners, Katrina Bleckley and Melissa Garcia.

Episode 8: Jake Grosser (USA Swimming)

This is The Interning 101 Podcast’s debut sports episode! Emily White interviews USA Swimming’s Jake Grosser, a former intern who now gives back to mentor interns while helping athletes every day in his career by using data and modern business best practices. Here you’ll learn how to prepare once you’ve landed an internship, a reminder on learning industry terms and lingo, as well as exercise’s positive effects on career and effective social “networking”with those that you meet at your internships.

Mini Episode 5

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s second mini-episode! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond.

Today, Emily talks about launching her first management company - Whitesmith Entertainment - from a couch in Miami. She discusses starting from scratch and quickly partnering with a comedy manager that fate brought together, leading to Emily’s first project that was Grammy nominated. White talks about her first major panel and how to succeed and grow with such opportunities, and how that all led to her name gracing the cover of Billboard magazine in her 20’s.

Episode 7: Lisa Hauptman

Hello from Episode 7 of The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Today Emily is talking to Downtown Music Publishing and SongTrust’s Global Head of Talent, Lisa Hauptman, who runs one of the best internship programs we’ve ever seen. In this episode, Lisa and Emily delve into how Lisa recruits interns, the educational access Downtown interns get to their team, the “intern project” Lisa has them work on as a group, as well as public speaking for interns and much more. Lisa’s background is fascinating as she began at the legendary law firm Davis Shapiro in its earliest days.

Mini Episode 4

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s fourth mini-episode! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond. 

Today, Emily talks about how she got her management chops at Madison House in New York after college working with artists like The Dresden Dolls, The Fiery Furnaces, Taj Mahal, Angelique Kidjo, along with members of The String Cheese Incident and The Drive-By Truckers. She then talks about how her boss Mike Luba moved to Miami and how legendary producer Bob Ezrin read a business plan Emily wrote which punched her ticket to Live Nation Artists’ half a billion dollar new division in Miami where the first signees were Madonna, Jay-Z, and U2. And how that all collapsed before she knew it, yet how it led to Emily launching her first management company in 2008.

Episode 6: Matthew Wang

Hello from Episode 6 of The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Today Emily is talking to Netflix composer, songwriter, and artist Matthew Wang! Matthew is a recent NYU graduate who successfully interned at Hans Zimmer’s studio and credits Interning 101 the book on knowing what to do. In this episode we discuss Matthew’s journey and where he’s headed next. Fun fact: Matthew composed the music for The Interning 101 Podcast.

Episode 5: Kevin Lyman

Welcome to Episode 5 of The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Today Emily is talking to entertainment industry legend and Warped Tour founder, Kevin Lyman. Kevin has kindly been a huge advocate of The Interning 101 book and will also be a professor of Music Business at USC this Fall! In this episode we dig in on Kevin’s background, what sports’ has to do with the music biz, and how he works with interns.

Emily and Kevin go in deep on what to do and NOT to do to succeed as an intern and more in the music industry. With countless years of experience between them, this is an episode not to be missed.

Mini Episode 3

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s third mini-episode! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond.

Today, Emily discusses her background, interning with The Dresden Dolls when they were a local band on the rise, the origins of how the band and Amanda Palmer built their relationship with their fans, how Emily became a tour manager, the importance of merch, and other early stories from Emily, The Dresden Dolls, and touring in their early days including their first SXSW, touring with Nine Inch Nails, and how they were all at Coachella in lieu of Emily walking in her college graduation ceremony (although she did of course graduate). Emily also discusses learning from a single mistake, never making it again, and the benefits of interning abroad if one can and how Emily met Prince Charles at her internship in London. She’ll also discuss how she was offered her first job out of college, that ultimately she created and wasn’t posted anywhere.

Our third mini-episode with entrepreneur and author Emily White covers her background with The Dresden Dolls, beginning in college, as well as touring the world with Nine Inch Nails, her first SXSW and Coachella, as well as the surprising benefits of interning abroad if one can. In Emily’s internship in London, she actually met Prince Charles. Hear that and much more in Mini-Episode 3 of The Interning 101 Podcast!

Episode 4: Brian Viglione - Part 2

Welcome to Episode 4 of The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Today we reveal part 2 of Emily’s interview with Brian Vilgione of The Dresden Dolls / Scarlet Sails / Violent Femmes and Nine Inch Nails. Emily began interning for The Dresden dolls in 2003 with Emily and the band “growing up” together professionally. Due to Viglione’s extensive experience as a musician and his long relationship with Emily, this is a two-part episode, so if you missed Episode 3, check it out!

How does one become a successful musician, let alone industry person? Old friends Emily White and Brian Viglione dig in on how Brian began his career, what he looks for in interns / industry folks, what he is up to now and much more. This is the second part of a two-part episode, so check out Episode 3 if you missed it!

Episode 3: Brian Viglione

Welcome to episode 3 of The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Today we’re delving into White’s background, as she interviews longtime friend Brian Viglione of The Dresden Dolls / Scarlet Sails / Violent Femmes and Nine Inch Nails. Emily began interning for The Dresden dolls in 2003 with Emily and the band “growing up” together professionally. Due to Viglione’s extensive experience as a musician and his long relationship with Emily, this is a two-part episode, so don’t miss Episode 4 as well!

How does one become a successful musician, let alone industry person? Old friends Emily White and Brian Viglione dig in on how Brian began his career, what he looks for in interns / industry folks, what he is up to now and much more. Don’t miss part two in Episode 4!

Mini Episode 2

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast’s second mini-episode! Why are we doing these? Because Interning 101 was initially a book. Entrepreneur, author, and manager Emily White wants to share all of her modern business knowledge with you, but wants to hear from the guests during the interview episodes. So here we dive deep into the tenets of Interning 101 the book, with Emily’s wealth of experience and insights into modern business best practices and beyond. Here Emily discusses her background, how she went after her educational goals, talks about her first ever internship at Powderfinger Promotions with Winifred Chane, tips on how to double your internship experience if you can, +how Emily almost quit an internship that eventually led to touring the world at age 20. She additionally talks about meeting Amanda Palmer and The Dresden Dolls in college, setting the band and Emily on a global career trajectory. 

Our second mini-episode with entrepreneur and author Emily White covers her background, how she went after her educational goals, her first ever internship at Powderfinger Promotions, tips on how to double your internship experience if you can, +how Emily almost quit an internship that eventually led to touring the world at age 20. She additionally talks about meeting Amanda Palmer and The Dresden Dolls in college, setting the band and Emily on a global career trajectory.

Episode 2: Mandy Cuesta & Katie O'Gara

Welcome back to The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! What is it like to be an intern in 2018? Times have changed since Emily’s day interning daze in the 2000’s. Today Emily speaks with star interns Mandy Cuesta (who balances multiple internships and school), along with Katie O’Gara, who also has been involved in multiple internships.

What does it take to succeed in an internship in 2018 and beyond? In this episode, Emily dives in with curren star interns Mandy Cuesta and Katie O’Gara to see what they’ve learned, challenges they’ve faced, and where they’re headed next. 

Mini Episode 1

Our debut mini-episode with entrepreneur and author Emily White covers everything you want to know about why people should intern, how you’re building your network in school from day one, what an internship is and what it isn’t, how to succeed at one’s internship, how to get a job in your dream field, managing one’s own expectations on intern tasks and how to make then most of everything that you’re doing. +How interning can equally teach you what you don’t want to do, as much as what you do want to do. 
 

Episode 1: Katrina Bleckley & Melissa Garcia

Welcome to the Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Many interns want to know how to get to the top. For the premiere episode, Emily interviews her business partners, Katrina Bleckley and Melissa Garcia, who both began as interns.

Guests: Melissa Garcia & Katrina Bleckley - Co-Founding Partners at Collective Entertainment. You can follow their company on Twitter @CollectiveEnt_

Many interns want to get to the top but how does one actually go about doing so? In this debut episodes, Emily White delves into the background of her current business partners, who have risen from intern to partner over the years.

Emily, Katrina and Melissa delve into their backgrounds and roads to success along with how they support and mentor current interns on their journeys and beyond.

Episode 0: Welcome to Interning 101

Welcome to The Interning 101 Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, author, and manager, Emily White! Emily is a kind from a village in Wisconsin who knew no one in her field of choice when she began, and has since had her name on the cover of Billboard, with her work being featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Bloomberg and many more. Interning 101 the book is the definitive guide on how-to succeed in modern business from day one. This podcast will be bringing the topics outlined in the book to life with a variety of interviews and insights from folks such as Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman to Brian Viglione of The Dresden Dolls.