A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. The NPR audience values information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – and our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital media to IT and development. Every day, our employees and member stations touch the lives of millions worldwide and that includes our interns. From day one, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, diverse voices are heard, and inclusion is the key to our success. NPR’s Winter/Spring 2021 Internship Program will be fully remote. Program Duration: January 11 – April 16, 2021It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders is a podcast and radio show heard weekly by more than 900,000 people. The show is new and still growing. Sam wraps up every week with a group of panelists, and conducts long form interviews with actors, writers, and musicians. His curiosity and empathy have built a strong connection with listeners.Interns are actively involved in the production of every episode. They pitch stories, conduct research, pre-interview guests, book interviews, and help with social media. They work alongside program staff and assist with program production.We’re looking for interns who devour news and pop culture, and are always asking questions about the world. You should also be highly motivated and ready to work independently and as part of a team. Does this sound like you? Please apply! INTERN RESPONSIBILITIESConducts research for news and feature interviewsBooks guests and arrange logisticsLogs recordings of interviewsObtains audio and assists with basic productionAssists social media effortsAttends editorial meeting and pitches story ideasPerforms routine administrative tasksWHO CAN APPLY?LOCATION: Must be planning to work from the United States and authorized to work in the United States throughout the Winter/Spring 2021 internship dates. EDUCATION: Must be a current student in an accredited degree program or a recent graduate of no more than 12 months from the month of the start of the internship. REQUIRED SKILLS Demonstrated interest in news and pop cultureDeep curiosity, initiative, tenacity and attention to detailExcellent research and analytical skillsStrong written and oral communication skillsAbility to work quickly, efficiently and accurately under deadline pressurePREFERRED SKILLSNewsroom experienceDigital media skills, including proficiency in social mediaKnowledge of NPR programmingApplications close on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 5pm ET. Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you. All applications must include a resume, cover letter, and writing samples/portfolio to be considered. NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NPR is committed to being an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal – to create a more informed public. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, and reproductive health decisions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, gender non-conforming status, intersex status, sexual stereotypes, nationality, citizenship status, personal appearance, marital status, family status, family responsibilities, military status, veteran status, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, genetic characteristics of yourself or a family member, political views and affiliation, unemployment status, protective order status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.Want more NPR? Explore the stories behind the stories on our NPR Extra blog. Get social with NPR Extra on Facebook and following @NPRExtra and #NPRLife on Twitter and Instagram. Don’t forget to follow our Interns on Instagram for some behind the scenes action! Find more career opportunities at NPR.org/careers and on Twitter at @NPRJobs.