Join Us!

Impact is one of the largest college radio stations in the country with currently over 200 students working or volunteering at the student-run media outlet.



To volunteer at Impact you must be a Michigan State University student (undergraduate or graduate) and  complete the following Impact volunteer application. Please email the completed application to or bring it to the station located in the basement of Holden Hall (G-4).

Below are a list of our teams of which volunteers can join!

Content Team
The content team writes articles about music while also creating Spotify playlists and recommending new songs through their Jam of the Days.
Audio Team
The audio team works with audio engineering to create bumpers and PSAs that play on our station. They also pay a key role in recording the music for our in-studio sessions.
Video Team
Video team creates all of our promotional videos & photos as well as documents in-studio performances and concerts. Take a look at some of their work on our video page!
News Team
Our news team writes articles and runs their own podcast- The Undercurrent. They keep us up to date with current events from campus to the East Lansing Community to the nation sometimes putting an interesting twist to your traditional news outlet.
Sports Team
Our sports team writes articles about Big Ten & Professional Sports. They also have 5 podcasts were they talk about a variety of sporting events. They also are able to do live reporting through our stream.
Marketing/ Street Team
The street team contributes to our marketing department by helping with and at our station events. They also come up with ways to unify the station through our social media, events, graphics, and so much more!
Music Review Team
Music review is a group of volunteers that debate and listen to new music. From there volunteers suggest new music submissions to our music directors.



Since we’re a  radio station we have DJ’s! Apply to join our team and work your way up to being a live on Impact 89 FM! Once you’re trained as a DJ, you can DJ our events, contact our events director for more information.

Apply to host a specialty show:





General Volunteer (Includes DJ) Volunteer Application Continuous


Paid Staff:

To apply for a paid student position at Impact you must be a Michigan State University student (undergraduate or graduate) and complete the following Impact employment application. Please email the completed employment application to the email provided in the job description or bring them to the station located in the basement of Holden Hall (G-4).

For questions or concerns, email our Operations Director, Sana Hakim, at

 Current job postings:

Job Description Application Job Posting Date Application Deadline
Event DJ Employment Application   Accepted on rolling basis
Assistant Sports Director Employment Application 4/9/18 Open until filled