Student Internship positions at Refuge Worldwide

Applications are now open for 2024.

By Staff

We are now taking applications for internship positions throughout the latter half of 2024. This role is based in Berlin, involving a combination of studio and remote work. We are looking for motivated, organised and adaptable people who share our values to join the team.

We mainly communicate in English but knowledge of German is an added bonus / much appreciated. We look forward to hearing from you!

About Us

Refuge Worldwide is a radio station and community space in Berlin-Neukölln. We have a 24/7 output of music and conversation alongside weekly events, editorial content and creative community work throughout the year. We are committed to various social justice issues and enjoy sharing great music. See here for more details on our story so far.

The Internships

Please note these opportunities are limited to students (full or part-time) who wish to earn credits toward their course qualifications or studies, or who receive funding from their educational institution.

Successful candidates will receive in-house mentoring, access to audio and design editing software, a small monthly stipend (if applicable), and are expected to be able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week. Start dates and time frames are flexible.

Internship positions are suited to people looking to gain experience working in creative fields or the broadcasting industry, however we do expect a basic level of skills in the relevant areas.

Day To Day Roles

Successful candidates will gain experience across a range of fields:

Design / Visual Communication - Assist in the creation of print and digital assets for artists, digital marketing (social media content), email campaigns, and other online advertising designs.

Broadcasting - Working from our studios, candidates will provide technical support to artists and show hosts, assist with producing radio shows while learning about hardware and software tools.

Audio Editing - Record, edit and archive our daily radio schedule, as well as create and develop your own audio segments or features.

Events - We hosts weekly and monthly parties, workshops, hangouts and meet-ups. Interns will assist with production, communication and delivering for our community and guests.

Application Process (please read carefully)

Your application must be sent to and include:

  • "Internship Application" subject in the email title

  • Include a letter of motivation, your preferred start date, time frame.

  • Please give specific details about your study programme and educational institute. If applicable, we require proof of mandatory internship, such as a letter from your university.

  • Complete CV/resume and date of birth. If you are not a resident of Berlin or Germany, please give details how you plan to stay in the city during your internship.

  • Links to or examples of your portfolio or previous work are most welcome!

Experience with any of the below is an advantage:

· Adobe Suite (InDesign / Premiere / Audition / Photoshop / Illustrator / After Effects)

· Ableton

· Figma

· Transcription software (e.g. Otter)

· CMS (e.g. Contentful)

· Field Recordings

· Broadcast tools (e.g. Audio Hijack or BUTT)

· Social media scheduling tools

· Google Spreadsheets

· Podcasting / podcast platforms

Please send examples of your work, portfolio, or any documentation along with your email.

Priority will be given to those with refugee backgrounds, BIPoC, people from the LGBTQIA community, disabled people, women and gender nonconforming people, or anyone else who feels that due to their background, they face access difficulties.

Please reach out to with any questions.