The AFMX Foundation is proud to offer full and part-time, non-paid internships to high school and college students who are interested in administrative, production and management roles in a fast paced, fun and exciting environment.  Internships are available for students from all areas of study. 


AFMX welcomes interns who receive credits through their school or are part of a program through their employer.  It is helpful to have a working personal laptop or tablet and cell phone that can be utilized during the internship.


  • Box office, merchandising, event planning, office coordination, executive assistants, database management, film distribution, fundraising, submission screening team, food donation and coordination, graphic design, production management, post production, music support team, photography team, public relations, marketing, social media team, sponsorship liaison, volunteer coordination support, website assistants, and venue managers.


  • Students applying for internships should have strong communication and organizational skills are able to work both individually and as a team.


  • Those in administrative internship positions should be comfortable with computers and Word and/or Apple applications.  Proficiency in word documents, spreadsheets, databases and web applications are a plus.  There are several positions for graphic artists and web design and maintenance.


  • Internships begin as early as April and run through the middle of October. Hours may vary and daily schedules may change based on festival needs.


  • The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico along historic Route 66.  At this time, we do not provide housing for local or out-of-town interns.  If you are coming from an area outside of Albuquerque, we suggest contacting the University of New Mexico Student Housing where dormitories are offered at a fee. There is an AFMX Volunteer Facebook page where communication can occur for plans in participating at AFMX.


  • To apply for an internship position with the AFMX Foundation, please send, electronically, your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the internship program, along with your pertinent experience and qualifications, a copy of your school transcript and the Volunteer Package information to

  • Interns receive an AFME Pass to enjoy the entire festival when not working an event.