Gain real world experience in music and radio

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.


What do we look for?

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.


How to Apply

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


Volunteer Opportunties

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.


Creative Production Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

This internship works with KEXP’s Creative Producer, assisting our Production and Programming teams to edit and create content for use on-air and online. This audio editing work creates a better listening experience for our audience, provides essential tools for our DJ’s and production staff, supports interdepartmental collaboration and requests, and serves our external partners.


Development Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

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.


Development Communications Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced writer interested in learning more about working with nonprofits, or a fundraiser eager to refine and practice their writing and communication skills. The Development Communications Intern supports the Development Communications Manager, who is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with KEXP donors through excellent, compelling, and effective communications on behalf of the Development Team and KEXP.


Finance Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

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.


Major Giving Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

This internship supports the Director of Development in leadership giving efforts at the station. The intern manages confidential information, assists in project management, and works with the Director of Development and Associate Director of Leadership Giving on special projects and initiatives to engage key constituents with KEXP’s mission and vision.


Morning Show Producer Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

This internship works with the Morning Show Producer to provide programming content support exclusively for The Morning Show in real time. The intern will be involved in the preparation of the show while assisting with the maintenance and creation of programming content throughout the duration of The Morning Show.


Music and Business Support Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

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

Position Currently Filled

Providing support to KEXP staff in reformatting and cataloging KEXP’s archival materials and music library collections.


Software Development Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

The KEXP Software Development Intern will assist the KEXP Software Development Team in creating digital services geared towards the discovery of music and artists. The Software Development Intern collaborates with colleagues to contribute to the maintenance and development of KEXP.ORG, other KEXP sites, mobile apps, and other digital projects for KEXP.


Traffic Volunteer Internship

Position Currently Filled

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

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