UMG-8266 Universal Music Group 2023 Summer Internship: North America Finance-Global ESG
Posted on 3/28/2023
Universal Music Group

5,001-10,000 employees

Global music recording & publishing firm
Company Overview
Universal Music Group’s mission is to nurture music, and to foster artistry and self-expression. The company operates a broad number of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content across the globe.
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Basic understanding and interest of ESG priorities
  • Knowledge of, or background in finance or accounting principles preferred
  • Ability to disseminate and process data
  • Strong analytical background ideal, comfort working with and manipulating complex data sets required
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Good communication skills critical
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite of products
  • Work closely with Global ESG team to support ongoing initiatives to promote positive environmental and social change within the global organization
  • Participate in Green Team activities and help embed sustainability within the office culture
  • Forward efforts to support the evolution of UMG's ESG priorities through a project based on the intern's skillsets and interests. Examples of projects include:
  • Researching and developing a set of strategy recommendations to reduce UMG's carbon emissions and achieve its science-based target as part of the Music Climate Pact. Strategies should be prioritized based on materiality and feasibility, and can include topics such as renewable energy use, product innovation, and carbon offsets
  • Peer and industry benchmarking of ESG goals, programs, and KPIs to help UMG evaluate its own positioning among its peer set related to ESG performance
  • Creating educational materials for labels, employees, and other stakeholders around ESG to socialize UMG's ESG program and performance. For example, prepare a PowerPoint presentation highlighting the Environmental impact of UMG's buildings or products for a presentation with the CFO community
  • Researching current and emerging ESG mandates, frameworks, and standards to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory standards and UMG's leadership position within the industry