KEXP Internships

KEXP offers internships in all areas of radio broadcasting. Interns will gain real world experience in a broad array of fields including music programming, production, online, marketing, development, business support and administration. KEXP interns will learn skills in business communication, project management, problem solving, audio technology, database management and more. These skills and experiences offer our interns a unique ground-level glimpse of the day-to-day life of a community radio station, while offering relationship building and networking opportunities that will aid in securing future employment in the music industry. All internships are unpaid.

KEXP internships are highly competitive. In general, we look for individuals who are motivated, independent workers, team players, organized, efficient, excellent communicators, comfortable on Microsoft Office applications and most importantly have a fanatical love of music, and knowledge of KEXP and our mission in the community. Availability of 10-20 hours per week, during regular business hours (9am-6pm, Monday-Friday) is a requirement for all new interns.

Please email your cover letter and resume to For a full job description, please click on the job title.

Development Volunteer Internship
This internship supports the Annual Giving team’s ability to complete outreach to donors regarding their donations as well as fulfilling stewardship activities to show our appreciation. Well-executed stewardship and customer service includes accurately and efficiently addressing donor needs, keeping their information up-to-date, and thanking them for their support through letters and thank you gifts. These activities facilitate ongoing, reliable support from donors and encourage donor loyalty.

Finance Volunteer Internship
Are you a whiz with numbers and have great attention to detail? Do you crave insight into what keeps a successful, listener-powered, non-profit like KEXP financially sustainable and internally sound? We have the perfect opportunity for digging into the books and establishing strong documentation of Finance processes and procedures.

Music and Business Support Volunteer Internship
Assist the KEXP Business Support team with various Underwriting and Marketing tasks. Applicant should have the desire to work and learn in a fast paced and fun environment. This position is best for applicants looking to learn more about and gain experience in business, non-profits and radio.

Music Metadata and CD Reformatting Volunteer Internship
Providing support to KEXP staff in reformatting and cataloging KEXP’s archival materials and music library collections.

Traffic Volunteer Internship
The Traffic Intern assists in the gathering, reconciling, and reporting of business information that helps KEXP Directors, Managers, and Coordinators operate efficiently and effectively.

If you are unable to make the weekly commitment of an internship, we also have many volunteer opportunities including helping out at fundraising drives, tabling at events, and mailing out thank you gifts to listeners. Click here to register to volunteer.

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