Internships

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.
Listen Live

(Multiple positions available – 10-20 hours per week)

Duties: This Intern supports WXPN programming, through a broad range of tasks including:

  • Archiving Free at Noon concerts
  • Playlist reporting
  • Helping prepare and produce station podcasts
  • Assisting with social media (twitter, facebook & blog posts) for station specialty shows and podcasts
  • Listening to music submissions
  • Assisting in maintenance of station music library (both physical & digital)
  • Helping run the on-air control board for live broadcasts and events
  • Producing simple audio promos

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be self-starters with attention to detail, great interpersonal skills, and an ability to work independently. Applicants must be web savvy and proficient in Microsoft Excel. An interest in exploring a career in media/entertainment and a familiarity with the music of WXPN are desirable. Some experience and interest in audio editing with Pro-tools and/or Adobe Audition a plus.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

Contact WXPN Intern/
Work Study Coordinator

For more information you can email our Intern/Work Study Coordinator.

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