Internships: Fund Raising Intern

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.


10-20 hours / week (UNPAID)


WXPN’s Membership Department is looking for a Fundraising Intern to assist with projects that elevate our nonprofit public service, engage the next generation of listeners, and promote widespread participation in philanthropy. Come learn about how nonprofit fundraising can support music in local communities and drive audience engagement. You will be a part of our team, and will receive professional support, hands-on education, and mentorship.


This intern will help the membership department serve the 30,000 members who donate to WXPN and maintain a sophisticated system for data analysis and reporting in a new Salesforce CRM. Additionally, this position will assist in the creation of a volunteer-driven Young Listener Group, which will host events and programs to engage younger music fans and foster a community of new supporters. This position will have ample opportunities to assist with marketing initiatives, including creating targeted email campaigns, social media promotions, direct mail series, and on-air messaging.


Strong written and oral communication skills especially through email and the phone. Some computer skills will be needed, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Creativity, a good sense of humor, and a friendly attitude are imperative.


At the WXPN offices in Philadelphia.

Desired Majors:

Music Industry; Entertainment & Arts Management, Communications, Marketing, Mass Media, Business, Non-Profit Management

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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