WDAV Summer Radio Experience Intern
Davidson, NC 
Posted 14 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Ready to explore the behind-the-curtain work of a non-profit? WDAV Classical Public Radio is seeking a qualified student who wants to learn the ins and outs of non-profit work. The WDAV Radio Experience Summer Intern will receive hands-on experience in various areas of station operations, including: administration, membership, digital media, marketing, underwriting, and production with the possibility of including some special projects related to K-12 education and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This internship provides an opportunity to explore both the "back office" and community relations aspects of non-profit work, specifically as it relates to classical music/public media. Training in all relevant work areas will be provided.

Duties May Include:

  • Maintaining the Programming calendar
  • Creating Reports
  • Updating playlists
  • Posting content to social media platforms
  • Creating, editing, and submitting new content for WDAV's blog "Of Note"
  • Creating, editing, and submitting content for weekly e-news
  • Attending meetings as assigned
  • Learning how to effectively use social media for business
  • Data management and analytics
  • Conducting research/reporting findings
  • Remote and/or in-person planning of programs and events

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Loves learning
  • Demonstrates an interest in non-profit work
  • Is an effective writer with a pleasing/readable style
  • Should be comfortable with prioritizing projects and tasks
  • Demonstrates efficiency in their work
  • Looks for creative solutions to problems/issues
  • Can transition easily between highly varied tasks and projects
  • Is extremely reliable, pays attention to detail
  • Can work independently/remotely with minimal supervision
  • Is a social media user
  • Is an excellent interpersonal communicator
  • Is interested in classical music, public media, and/or broadcasting

Working Conditions: Office work. Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision. This position may require evening and weekend work depending on events scheduled.

Please submit:

1) an online application via the Davidson Careers website

2) a current resume

3) cover letter

4) Writing Sample #1 - A sample blog post that mimics the style of WDAV's blog "Of Note" - 500 or fewer words

5) Writing Sample #2 - A sample social media post with one photograph and fewer than 200 characters - please see WDAV's social media accounts for examples.

Information about how to submit your required application materials can be found at

Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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