Student Employment

Jumpstart your career and gain hands-on experience in media and journalism through student employment at Arizona Public Media.
Student EmploymentAZPM helps students gain hands-on experience in media, journalism, and more.
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Arizona Public Media employs between 20 and 30 University of Arizona student-employees every year. These students gain hands-on experience with the ability to work in a variety of departments such as: Television & Radio Production, Administration & Business Office, Marketing & Communications, Membership & Developments, Broadcast Engineering, Information Technology.

Many of these students remain employed with AZPM for the duration of their collegiate years. Several of our student employees have gone on to successful careers in media and journalism after graduation, with some even being hired full-time by AZPM.

Preference for our student positions will be given to Sophomore and Junior applicants. This is to allow AZPM more time to work with our students to develop their skills.

AZPM does not required a student to be a Media Arts Major to apply, there are opportunities to learn and develop skills for any willing student.

Because AZPM offers student positions in different departments, job responsibilities vary greatly. There are opportunities to work on accounting processes with our business office, or with our production team. Some students work in our front desk area with volunteers and take on administrative projects, while others elect to work with our Marketing & Communication team. AZPM encourages students from all majors to apply; however, below are expectations that apply to all our student employees.

About the job

  • Telephone skills are essential, many of our donating members contact us by telephone when they have a comment or a question.

  • Because we are a public media operation, employees must adhere to our social media policy. Online behavior must reflect the values of AZPM.

  • Since we often host guests who will be appearing on television or radio, it is important that our dress and conduct be professional to maintain a positive image and put our guests at ease.

If you are interested in applying, please click the link below.

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