Education Internship
Seattle, WA Internship Program
Description


KEXP’s Internship Program seeks to provide interns from historically under-invited communities with hands-on experience in the nonprofit arts sector. Our program is designed to develop and equip emerging leaders interested in furthering their careers in a variety fields of including music programming, audio production, and nonprofit capacity building. 


All internships are 6-months long, 15 hours per week, and include:

  • a monthly stipend that equals $15 per hour
  • opportunities for mentoring
  • mandatory monthly cohort activities
  • final presentation to KEXP’s executive leadership team 


Internship Position Summary: Under the supervision of KEXP’s Education Coordinator, the education intern will provide support to KEXP’s youth-serving initiatives including the youth advisory board and Youth DJ Program. The intern will work collaboratively with the entire Community Programs Team to expand and deepen KEXP’s commitment to better serve under-invited communities, including teens. The education intern with have the opportunity to get meet and connect with key partners throughout Seattle, including like-minded nonprofit organizations serving youth through arts and culture.

 

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Research support for various education-related initiatives that serve youth and artists
  • Coordinate and calendar education events and meetings for education staff
  • Using Google Docs, project manage education-related programs 
  • Programmatic support on the KEXP Youth DJ Program
  • Serve as administrator and coordinator for KEXP’s Youth Resonance Board
  • Programmatic support for KEXP’s artist-serving education series, Mastering the Hustle
  • General admin support for education team
  • Attend monthly intern cohort meetings and activities
  • End of internship capstone project and presentation
Requirements


General Qualifications:

  • Passion for and commitment to KEXP’s mission
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects
  • Commitment to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Calendaring/admin support experience a plus
  • Commitment to advancing justice and equity in the arts

Skills Learned: 

  • Confidence building
  • Peer advising experience with participants in KEXP’s teen programs
  • Social justice and equity concepts through an arts & culture lens
  • Research skills
  • Project management skills
  • Nonprofit program development experience
  • Administrative skills
  • Deep knowledge of KEXP’s nonprofit arts partners and community partnerships


KEXP is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. People of color, women, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

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