Audio Internship Opportunity

The Shapiro Design Lab seeks undergraduate students to become Audio Interns. These students will assist in a variety of programs related to the Lab’s Media Production Rooms, with a focus on production and post-production of music, audio storytelling, and podcasts.

The primary responsibilities of an Audio Intern will be as follows:

  • Assist in the recording/engineering of audio with users of the Winberg Media Production Room
  • Assist in consultations with new and experienced audio creators
  • Assist in the teaching and presentation of workshops for University students, faculty, and staff (in conjunction with other members of the Design Lab)
  • Help staff “office hours” for drop-in consultation

Audio Interns will be expected to work 8-12 hours/week and will be paid $13/hour. These hours will be a mix of set shifts and appointment-based consultations/recording sessions. 

There will be ample opportunities for Audio Interns to explore and learn about the other projects and programs at the Design Lab, including the fabrication/making technologies in the Design Lab Workshop as well as projects around Open Accessibility and Community + Citizen Science.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience and familiarity with audio production and post-production hardware, software, and methods
  • Responsibility and reliability in accomplishing projects
  • Effective and prompt communication across multiple media
  • Interest in collaborating with individuals from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and viewpoints
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and cooperatively

Desired Qualifications

  • Consultation and instruction experience related to audio production and post-production
  • Ability to respond to changing needs within the Lab, given its exploratory and experimental character
  • Interest in contributing to an interdisciplinary learning environment

To apply for this position, please fill out this Google Form by Friday, January 18th. If you have any questions, please contact shapirodesignlab@umich.edu.

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