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Silicon Beach and Santa Monica-based companies are encouraged to undertake a PYFC high school-aged youth or young adult (ages 18 to 24) as an intern or mentee.

Internship Options

PYFC is seeking internships and mentorships that foster skill sets in the following areas:

  • Video & Media Production
  • Video Editing
  • Post-Production
  • Music Production
  • Music Publishing
  • A & R
  • Talent Management
  • Software Development
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Crisis Management
  • Government Affairs

PYFC Internship Guidelines

Companies considering which option is the best fit should note PYFC’s suggested guidelines:


  • Duration should last between four to eight months
  • Participants are ready to commit 6 to 10 hours per week during regular business hours
  • Participants are expected to arrive on time and ready to assume assigned duties
  • Participants should receive a letter or certificate or completion to acknowledge their participation upon completion


  • Duration should last between eight to twelve months
  • Mentor and mentee should meet at least once every-other-week for no less than one hour at the mentor’s worksite
  • Mentors are expected to discuss aspects of their profession and answer questions related to their preparation
  • Whenever possible, mentors who are women will be matched with mentees who are young women
  • In each case, PYFC will assign a case manager to monitor each participant’s progress and provide support for company and youth participants along the way.