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Paid Internship 

We are looking for 2 aspiring producers (aged 18-25)  to join us for a paid 8-month internship that will kickstart your production career in the electronic music industry. We work with some of the biggest names in electronic music including Defected, Alok, Claptone, Nora En Pure, Sister Bliss, Deadmau5, Don Diablo and Korolova and are the biggest suppliers of electronic music radio programmes in the world.
After 8 months with us you will have gained professional level production skills, access to industry networks, career coaching and a professional portfolio of work.

Put simply, you'll be career ready.

What will you be doing? 

We are offering 2 paid internship roles for both the music and speech side of our business. One trainee will be dedicated to learning how to create and manage an electronic music radio show, and the other will produce an original speech-based podcast series. 

You will learn the production skills to create radio shows or podcasts including creative development, editing, scripting and managing talent. 

You will have a project producer who will train and support you. You will also have access to industry mentors suited to your individual career goals and skill set and industry networks where you can meet people, build your own networks and reputation.    
This isn’t a bedroom project, this will be played out on radio stations and digital platforms around the world and marketed with force.



  • You need to be between 18-25 on the date the scheme commences Sep 13th 2023.

  • You will need to be available to complete the programme between the 13th September  2023 and the 1st May 2024.

  • The scheme will consist of working  2 x 7 hour days per week, 65 days in total.

  • Working from This Is Distorted’s office in Leeds on a Monday & Wednesday is mandatory for training and tech. 

  • You will be paid an hourly rate of £10.90

  • You will be given access to support funds to go towards costs you incur during the scheme to a maximum of £1500.

  • The office will be closed over Christmas.

The Details: 
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How To Apply: 

You can send us your application in audio, video or written form. Please click on the link below to take you through to the form: 


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