Unpaid Shills Sought to Promote SonyBMG Music

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Sony's searching for interns to push its artists online.

Sony’s searching for interns to push its artists online.

“Do you blog, have lots of firends at your MySpace page, and love music?” asked the ad at entertainmentcareers.net.

Epic Records, a subsidiary of Sony BMG, “is looking for skilled, motivated interns to promote artists on social networking sites like MySpace, Purevolume, Facebook and others.”

The ad has since been pulled after getting sniped by “What’s Online” in the New York Times on Feb. 18th, 2005, but we’ve got it here, thanks to the magic of Google cache.

In return for selling out and buying in, you get college credit and a tick point for your resume, which should be very useful should you be seeking a job in the future requiring little to no integrity, like marketing. Perhaps we should send this posting to our winner of today’s most pathetic barter?

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