Audio Post-Production Internship
Seattle, WA Internship Program

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: The Audio Post-Production Intern assists the KEXP Production Department in a wide range of tasks including data verification and entry, file naming and management, audio encoding, audio editing. These tasks help the KEXP Production Department effectively and efficiently publish content online and manage those assets. Additional projects include equipment inventory/labeling and file and archive management. The intern will gain invaluable experience in audio production work and serve KEXP’s mission through the support and improvement of audio content.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Accurate entry and verification of all metadata related to KEXP live performance recordings
  • Preparing DAW sessions for audio mixing & mastering
  • Editing of mixed and mastered KEXP live performance audio
  • File management (file & folder name clean-up, etc.)
  • Assist in various tasks and projects as they arise, such as:
  • Inventory of Production equipment
  • Equipment and cable labeling
  • Equipment packing and unpacking for remote broadcasts
  • Artist ID audio production
  • Studio cleaning
  • Cross train Creative Production intern in Audio Post-Production workflow
  • Attend monthly intern cohort meetings and activities
  • End of internship capstone project and presentation


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
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Strong attention to detail, especially related to metadata
  • Beginning digital audio workstation experience (Protools, Adobe Audition, Cubase, etc.)

Skills Learned: 

  • Digital audio production techniques
  • Audio editing and mixing with Adobe Audition
  • Project management and workflow strategies
  • KEXP’s creative production process 
  • Experience working with other KEXP departments
  • In-depth experience in Adobe Audition and Dalet
  • Operation of broadcast studios and equipment, including broadcast consoles, Audio Vault and Dalet
  • Interpersonal skills needed for collaboration within a team, as well as across departments
  • Ability to prioritize work and problem solve
  • Opportunity to learn production techniques across the department, including live in-studios, events, and remote broadcasts
  • Additional opportunity to pursue project or learn specific skill based on personal interest (with approval from Supervisor)

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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