Internships at Philadelphia Magazine

About Us

Metro Corp., the publisher of Boston and Philadelphia magazines, is a regional media company that produces award-winning journalism in print, digital, and social media as well as our area’s best-in-class live and virtual events. From personalities to politics, city life to society, and culture to real estate, our brands spark and influence the most important local conversations of the day.

With a dedication to sumptuous design, in-depth storytelling, and indispensable service — including our Weddings and Home magazines — we help our audience develop a deep, personal connection to their hometown and catapult captivating stories and ideas into the spotlight. In addition to our premium content, including our beloved “Best Of” franchises, we also produce our region’s premier experiences, such as our signature Best Of and Taste events. City/Studio is our content and creative shop, connecting businesses with their community and our audience through exceptional custom content.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We believe that different backgrounds and perspectives make us a better company. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal is to have a staff that is representative of the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals and other groups historically underrepresented in the publishing and media industry. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

General Information

Philadelphia magazine offers internship opportunities for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. During their time at the magazine, our interns gain real-world experience in the industry by working on timely projects in various departments. Metro Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Universal Internship Requirements

Is This the Internship for You?
Our goal is to provide our interns with the most hands-on, practical training and experience in town. You will get exposure to many subject matter experts, be a part of professional trainings and meetings, and have an opportunity to pitch your new ideas while having lunch with the company’s top leaders. Whether you’re on-site at an event, analyzing our digital data metrics, or contributing content to our website or magazine, we expect you to bring new ideas and roll up your sleeves to complete them; your work will be diverse and impactful. This is a great opportunity for students who love to learn by doing, who are passionate about their work, and aren’t shy about trying something new. Academic credit is offered if your school permits it.

Our program is a paid internship program.

Internship Requirements
Hours will vary based on department needs, however, interns will generally be working between 10- 20 hours per week and we can work with selected candidates to match your availability to our current projects. The internship description may specify cases in which other hours are expected. Internships are paid. Interns do not have to be currently enrolled in a postsecondary academic institution. High school students and rising college freshman are not eligible to apply.

Application Deadlines
Spring session: Apply by November 15th
Summer session: Apply by March 15th
Fall session: Apply by July 15th

Internship Descriptions