We do way more than play music! KCSU has a full staff of about 15 students who lead their departments about 10 hours per week. Each department has interns and volunteers that could be you! Departments include, production, video, engineering, web editor, promotions, and local music. All enrolled CSU students and other area college students are welcome to get involved. Listed below are the different job titles and levels of commitment. To get started, email firstname.lastname@example.org or swing by our offices in suite 118 of the Lory Student Center.
Volunteer: Help KCSU staff in a department or your choice on a by project basis. This is perfect for students with little time but high passion. We will give you projects to help you learn about the biz, but won’t ask for a set time commitment.
DJ:Host your own show on KCSU! To become a DJ, attend one of our free training classes. Sessions are about 1-hour, once a week, for four weeks. The first semester after you are trained, you will become a prime time DJ spinning KCSU’s freshest tracks for 2-hours per week. Prime time DJs can play some of their own music as well. When the semester changes, you have the option to host a specialty show, a 2-hour show which centers around a theme of your choice. Second semester DJs can be paid $100 per show that they host.
Intern: KCSU staff members accept interns to work in their department on a consistent schedule on various projects each week. There is no minimum or maximum time commitment to be an intern. We just expect consistency so your department head can count on you! This is perfect for students looking to build their resume and/or become a KCSU staff member. All internships are unpaid.
Practicum: KCSU Practicum students earn college credit to work here! Talk to your academic adviser about this option. Depending on your major, this option might be called an “Independent Study.” Most practicum students earn 1-credit per 50-hours of work each semester.
Staff Member: Staff members at KCSU are paid full-time degree seeking students who work a consistent schedule during business hours at KCSU about 10-hours per week. Each staff is head of a department. Some departments change each year but the most consistent ones include: Station Manager, Engineering, Local Music, Music Director, News, Sports, Production, Programming, Promotions, Training, Underwriting, Video, Web Master, and Social Media. Staff members are expected to attend all DJ events, all staff meetings, and be a face for KCSU in the community. This is the highest level of involvement at KCSU and a desirable, fun, on-campus job.