Internship Opportunities

WPSU Penn State offers student internships year-round in various departments within the organization. We currently are seeking interns in the following positions:

Television Production

WPSU Sports Production Internship

Availability:   Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

Our production team produces a variety of projects in partnership with Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. We are looking for interns who have a passion for production, sports, and want to work in a competitive industry. All interns will have the opportunity to handle initial logging of clips as well as work live at the stadium or arena. Some interns shoot and edit. Interns in the fall typically work on our football show “Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story.” Interns in the spring focus primarily on men’s and women’s basketball and spring football. Men’s basketball produces “In The Paint” and an online series “Unlocked.” Women’s basketball produces innovative online social media content. Interns are required a minimum 10-15 hours/ week- hours vary between day, evening, and weekend shifts.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Toni Irvin at ami107@psu.edu.

Contact Internship Coordinator Toni Irvin [ami107@psu.edu] to apply.

Creative Services Internship

Availability:   Fall 2019

WPSU is a public media station serving over 1.9 million households in Central Pennsylvania. Interns will work closely with producers, videographers and editors to assist in creating content for WPSU-TV, WPSU Digital Studios and Penn State clients. Duties will include assisting with shoots and edits, research, transcribing, logging footage and other support of WPSU projects. Interns will experience all aspects of the production process including planning and pre-production, production and post-production; and will leave with a better understanding of what it means to be a professional content creator.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Toni Irvin at ami107@psu.edu.

Contact Internship Coordinator Toni Irvin [ami107@psu.edu] to apply.

Radio Production

Radio News Internship

Availability:    Fall 2019

The radio news intern will contribute to our local radio news programming by writing compelling and engaging 45-second news wraps and/or long-format (3 to 4 minute) feature stories. The intern will come up with story ideas, set up and conduct interviews, and write and put together air-ready final products. Successful applicants will have taken at least one newswriting class and be an energetic self-starter who takes initiative. Familiarity with the NPR style of news reporting a plus.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and a few news writing samples (radio/TV clips preferred if you have them) to Toni Irvin at ami107@psu.edu.

Contact Internship Coordinator Toni Irvin [ami107@psu.edu] to apply.