Internship: Morning Show Assistant

WXPN Radio

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

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

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

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


15-20 hours / week (UNPAID)


From 5-10 am every Monday through Friday, the XPN Morning Show aims to provide engaging and informative entertainment to the listening audience. We are looking for an upbeat, detail-oriented, early riser who aspires to work in the music business and wants to learn what effort goes into creating and producing a daily program at this nationally recognized leader in Triple A public radio.


This internship entails being in-studio at least two mornings a week to help manage interaction with listeners via phone, email, and social media on Turn It Up / Turn It Down Tuesdays and Throwback Thursdays. The intern will also be expected to assist in preparatory research and preparing audio for special features.

What you’ll get from this internship:

  • Hands-on experience with music programming software
  • Insight into the why's and how's of entertainment broadcasting
  • Opportunity to hear new music before it's released to the public
  • An understanding of the operational differences between non-profit and commercial radio
  • People skills

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

Application requirements: Application Requirements: Cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position including relevant experience, a resume, a completed Intern Application Form.

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