Internships

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.
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UPDATE: Special note about COVID

To be eligible for In-Person internships, students must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, complete daily symptom checks, and wear masks.
Select internships can be completed remotely or hybrid.

Digital and Web Internships

UPDATE Hours: 10-15/week
Available remote

If you have a passion for music, a background in writing and a working knowledge of social media, we want to hear from you. WXPN is seeking a blogging intern to work on The Key, the station’s website covering the Philadelphia music scene. Interns will write short-form posts covering new music, tour announcements, show previews, concert reviews, record reviews, news updates, and more.
Hours: 10-15/week
In Person only

In any given week, there are numerous events at WXPN that need to be photographed: studio sessions for World Cafe and The Key, Free at Noon concerts, special events and more. We are seeking a photography student to document these things, and assist with upkeep and maintenance of the station's Adobe Light Room archive.
Hours: 15-20/week
Available in-person only

This is an opportunity for a Cinematography and Film/Video Production student to apply his or her skill set through real world situations and build a portfolio of published projects. 
Hours: 10-20/week
Available in-person only

Are you interested in Radio and Website Development? Would you like an internship that provides hands-on experience through various websites that promote music discovery?


WXPN Work Study Jobs

UPenn students with a Federal Work Study grant can go to the Student Employment Office to search for available Work Study jobs at WXPN and type in the Keyword: WXPN. Because of WXPN's affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania, we only work with Penn Work Study Students. If you are a Work Study Student from another school, you are welcome to apply for our unpaid internships.

For more information you can email our Community Outreach Coordinator

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