Internship Program

Become An Intern

Hello Prospective Intern,

SEMM Foundation needs your input and assistance! Put your skills and passion to use as a volunteer, and join the growing list of people and organizations that are helping to build our community's independent, community programmed, non-commercial jazz radio station, rehearsal studio and music academy.

SEMM Foundation wants to insure broad participation from all members of the community to

generate ideas, develop consensus, and provide assistance in fulfilling our mission.

It is our goal to recruit, manage, train and assign all volunteer interns to positions that best fit your interests, skills and our available need. Volunteer intern opportunities and assignments will be based on your interests, skills, and experience. The categories below should give you a good idea of how you might be able to help:

Programming ~ Production ~ Fundraising ~ Public Relations ~ Special Events ~ Technical ~ Volunteer Coordination Assistance ~ Project Coordination ~ Strategic Planning ~ Legal ~ Graphics ~ Social Media ~Accounting ~ Organizing ~ Non-Profit Management ~ Concert Events ~ Promotion ~ Sales & Marketing ~Community "Care and Feeding"

We’re looking for energetic, dependable, outgoing and enthusiastic people to join our volunteer intern staff in assisting

our radio station with its' operations and other projects. You’ll be a part of a team helping us with our daily studio operations, as well as assist with web and social site development and other office functions.


We welcome interns seeking to gain useful skills and a meaningful experience in the broadcast media industry. We recruit

interns on a continual basis as our organization needs dictate or allow.

Interns who are college students may be eligible for course credits. Check with your university or college to determine the requirements and whether we have an existing Intern relationship. Other benefits include a rewarding experience, training,

a letter of recommendation, and tremendous hands on experience. Time commitment is flexible: 15-30 hours per week is desired.

To apply, please complete the Volunteer/Intern Application and send a resume and cover letter to In your cover letter, please indicate your areas of interest, the dates you are available, and how many hours per week you can commit based upon your availability and school regulations.

A great way to network, make new friends, learn many facets of the radio broadcast industry, contribute your expertise and talent, and/or gain hands on experience. As a part of our volunteer intern team, you’ll have an opportunity to grow with us, personally and professionally.

As a committed community organization, SEMM Foundation is run by volunteers committed to keeping the art of music in our neighborhoods, schools and lives, as well as support for our own local student and professional musicians. We need

volunteers interested in keeping students excited about music in general and jazz music alive and on the airwaves in Columbus to join our volunteer ranks to help with the organization's operations, events and become involved in all of our related community activities.

We need interns to assist with:

1). Website Maintenance

2). Social Media (Maintaining Facebook, Twitter etc.)

3). Administrative and Operational Support

4). Sales and marketing

5). Fundraising, Special Events, Camps and Street Team Activities

6). Production

7). Recording and Rehearsal Studio Operations.

Students interested in volunteering may sign up here online.

Thank you

If you are interested in participating in our volunteer internship program, complete the Volunteer Application form so that we know how you want to get involved. Click Here to complete the online application - or - Click Here to download the Volunteer/Intern Application.