Jobs & Internships


Job Openings

For current openings at WDET, visit


Digital Content and Communities Assistant 

WDET-FM - Detroit Public Radio is looking for a Digital Content and Communities Assistant to join our Marketing & Engagement team.

Assist with the development of WDET's digital content and communications to reach and build relationships with new audiences. Implement strategies to grow WDET's online communities and engage members in a way that cultivates loyalty, user creativity and viral energy. 

Apply online at by searching for posting #041319.


Membership Assistant

WDET's Membership Department is looking for one, special, multi-talented part time employee. Could it be you?

The Membership Assistant is responsible for:

  • Professional and timely response to member phone calls, emails and letters and tracking interactions in membership database/CRM
  • Confidential membership database usage
  • Cultivate positive vendor relationships; soliciting quotes, and completing negotiations and purchasing processes
  • Inventory management and Shipment Processing
  • Execute Member/Payment retention strategies & reporting
  • Process Mailings and E-Mailing
  • Event assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Instructions: Please e-mail cover letter and resume to WDET's Membership Director Lea Thomas at


Audio/Engineer Producer II

WDET-FM - Detroit Public Radio is looking for a Audio/Engineer Producer II  to join our Production team.

Serve as audio mix engineer for daily broadcast operations and other local and national programs. Provide technical assistance to programming and news departments with regard to operating and production equipment; select fill music, insert cuts, monitor levels, warning system and transmitter meter readings.

Apply online at by searching for posting #041318.




Meet our Staff >>



Gain the skills you need for the future at Wayne State’s public radio station, WDET 101.9 FM Detroit.

Wayne State University’s public radio station WDET is looking for mature and self-motivated interns and volunteers interested in pursuing a career in multi-media journalism, audio engineering or public media business and sales. 

WDET offers internships for credit. With opportunities ranging from field reporting and photojournalism, to social media engagement and marketing, there’s a chance for every applicant to learn useful skills. Students and volunteers must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week. 

Apply Today >>


Volunteering Opportunities

WDET's success is directly related to our connection with you, our listeners. Your generous efforts and gifts of your time are one of the things that help keep great radio alive! 

We need your help with: 

  • Mailings 
  • Recycling 
  • "Thank You" Gift Packing 
  • Music Library Assistance 
  • Plant Tending 
  • And More!

Fill out our volunteer application and we will get in touch with you as opportunities arise! For more information about volunteering at WDET, contact our Membership team at 313.577.4550 or


WDET EEO Reports

2013-2014 EEO report
2012-2013 EEO report
2011-2012 EEO report
2010-2011 EEO report