The UIS Music Program has a number of employment and internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

Work Study Positions

Each year, 1-2 work study positions are available through UIS Music. Work study students undertake a variety of tasks to help facilitate the program. These include:

  • Monitor Music Technology Lab
  • Maintain the UIS Music Library
  • Assist with music ensemble preparations, set-up and tear down
  • Serve as a Stage hand during solo and ensemble performances
  • Assist faculty and staff as needed

This is a paid position. Openings are advertised when available on the UIS Career Connect website.

LLE Position: Social Media Coordinator

The UIS Music Program Social Media Coordinator aids the program in crafting its public image on Facebook, Instagram, Tic-Toc, Twitter, and in the UIS Campus Announcement and Campus Connect systems. The Social Media Coordinator collects pictures, video and other media from UIS Music performances and other events and presents them in an appealing and impactful way on these platforms. The student serving as Social Media Coordinator for UIS Music gains first-hand experience running a social media and outreach initiative for a rapidly growing arts entity.

Graduate Assistant Position

The UIS Music Graduate Assistant undertakes a variety of tasks of significant responsibility to help facilitate the Program. These include:

  • Clerical support
  • Recruiting and outreach
  • Technical/support services
  • Marketing/media   

National Public Radio Internships

NPR Illinois maintains studios on the UIS campus. Each year, the station welcomes applications for various internship positions. A background in music and/or communication is preferred but not mandatory. These are unpaid internships. For more information and to apply, contact Dr. Yona Stamatis ystam2@uis.edu

Classics Internship

1-3 internship positions centered on the streaming classical station NPR Classics. The internship consists of a variety of tasks including:

  • Maintaining NPR Classics social media
  • Maintaining the NPR Illinois music library
  • Assisting with programming and hosting the NPR Classics HD Station

The X Internship

1-3 internship positions centered on the streaming adult alternative X station. The internship consists of a variety of tasks including:

  • Maintaining NPR X social media
  • Assisting with programming and hosting the NPR X station

Marketing Internship

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra invites applicants for one internship position each academic year. The internship includes a variety of tasks including:

  • Maintaining and updating ISO social media
  • Assisting the Marketing and Communications Manager

This is an unpaid internship. For more information and to apply, contact Dr. Yona Stamatis ystam2@uis.edu