Internships

Come work at your favorite independent, public radio music station. WYEP offers several unpaid, for-credit internships each semester for full-time students looking to go behind the scenes at a major public radio station. Internship positions include promotions, music and programming, broadcasting and audio production, programming, and education and community engagement. Scroll below for details on each job. 

Application Deadlines

For the summer program, applications must be postmarked by February 15; for the fall program, applications must be postmarked by July 15; and for the winter/spring program, applications must be postmarked by December 15.

All interested candidates should follow the instructions listed in each position to apply.

Promotions

91.3 WYEP, an independent, eclectic, community-based public radio music station in Pittsburgh, seeks a Promotions intern for our radio programming department for the summer of 2018. To apply for this position, please follow application process instructions here. Duties and responsibilies for this for-credit, unpaid position are listed in this detailed description

Music/Programming

91.3 WYEP, an independent, eclectic, community-based public radio music station in Pittsburgh, seeks a Music/Programming intern for our radio programming department. To apply for any of these positions, fill out this application. Duties and responsibilities for this for-credit, unpaid position include:

  • Training on software vital to station operations including music scheduling (MusicMaster), audio management (ENCO), and audio editing (Adobe Audition).
  • Maintaining and cataloging WYEP Music Library
  • Learn how a daily radio program is produced at WYEP, and assist in some aspects of show production
  • Learning about WYEP programming philosophies, mission, and audience development
  • Administrative tasks such as aiding in station events on- and off-site; database entry, music cataloging, etc.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities related to the operations of WYEP

Audio Production

91.3 WYEP, an independent, eclectic, community-based public radio music station in Pittsburgh, seeks a Broadcast and Audio Production intern to assist our radio programming and production department. To apply for any of these positions, fill out this application. Duties and responsibilities for this for-credit, unpaid position include:

  • Learn and practice audio editing with Adobe Audition
  • Learn and prepare content with audio management software ENCO
  • Assist with creation and production of promotional spots and special programming
  • Edit and prepare network programming for on-air purposes
  • Learning about WYEP programming philosophies, mission, and audience development
  • Administrative tasks such as aiding in station events on- and off-site; database entry, music cataloging, etc.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities related to the operations of WYEP

Education and Community Engagement

91.3 WYEP, an independent, eclectic, community-based public radio music station in Pittsburgh, is looking for interns to assist our Education and Community Engagement department. 
Duties and responsibilities for this for-credit, unpaid position include:

  • Creating and distributing promotional materials
  • Event planning duties such as contacting vendors, helping with day-of activities, etc.
  • Manage web content for the department
  • Assisting with departmental programming
  • Manage the facility calendar
  • Other duties can be designed by the intern in conjunction with the Director of Education and Community Engagement based on interest in areas such as marketing, programming, and education
  • Additional duties and responsibilities related to the operations of WYEP

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