If you’re aiming to break into the creative industries, there’s a fair chance you’ve been an intern at some point. You may have to do menial tasks for little to no pay, but you’ve gotta start somewhere right? It’s all about picking the right opportunities, because why bother being an intern at hellish workplace when you can go straight in at the top and be Chance The Rapper’s intern?
Though he may have picked up a whopping $500,000 to stream his latest album ‘Coloring Book’ exclusively via Apple Music, Chance is looking to give someone a leg up in the industry, and is after someone who has “experience in putting together decks and writing proposals” to be his intern. To us that sounds like a job, and 90s hip-hop stars Cypress Hill agree.
is a quality qualified candidate with the above skills called an intern?
— Cypress Hill ™ (@cypresshill) March 27, 2017
But Chance insists it’s just a holding title, and that it is indeed a “job”.
I know "intern" has a negative connotation but the job I'm looking to fill doesn't really have an official title yet. But it is a "job".
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) March 28, 2017
I want intern resumes formatted as creative decks, pitches or proposals firstname.lastname@example.org https://t.co/p7aRGv4gwn
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) March 27, 2017
That hasn’t stopped people getting excited about potentially working with one of the most popular rappers on the earth right now.
I would literally drop everything to be @chancetherapper's intern! I'm about to call my grandmom to pray about this one 😭
— bri (@_____bat) March 27, 2017
if you need a graphic designer, holla @ me pic.twitter.com/MBhNPtbQDF
— Kel (@kellyupt0n) March 27, 2017
yes i'm here for it – here for u. i like to win so let's kick some ass and win some shit pic.twitter.com/52OtgMAnDv
— zo▲ost (@skerupp) March 27, 2017
— Chloe (@chloeborahborah) March 27, 2017
Adam’s hoping that their musical expertise helps swing it their way.
yo I can make you some hot beats.
— Adam Singer (@AdamSinger) March 27, 2017
These people seem to know their way around a ‘deck’.
— kim hoyos (@kim_hoyos) March 27, 2017
I'm a communication major living in Chicago, writing proposals and putting together decks is what I do! Dm me!
— tara (@phemebot) March 27, 2017
But for most of us, we were left scratching our heads…
i dont know what a deck is but i played hella yugioh and would be the hardest working intern on the face of the planet
— CoD Logic (@CoDLogic_YT) March 27, 2017
the Internet (myself included): "yes here yes hello yes decks I know decks I have decks front decks back decks all decks" pic.twitter.com/9qFbMfjcyV
— Talya Minsberg (@tminsberg) March 27, 2017
— Billy Rolland (@billy_rolland) March 27, 2017
— parker's gone (@notarealrapper) March 27, 2017
Convincing pitches? Looks like Jon is your man.
email@example.com in 4th grade I helped my friend get his parents to buy a swimming pool by making a powerpoint
— Jon Savitt (@savittj) March 27, 2017
Bold, but effective.
okay I'm in! Hire me.
— Violet Benson (@Daddyissues__) March 28, 2017
He should probably steer clear of President Trumps’ former intern, who had a social media clanger in 2015. But then again, Trump does that most days…
The young intern who accidentally did a Retweet apologizes.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2015