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NPR’s Winter/Spring 2021 Internship Program will be fully remote.
Program Duration: January 11 – April 16, 2021
The NPR News Apps team is looking for a graphics editor/designer to join our team. You will work on information graphics, data visualizations and special story presentations, working in close collaboration with reporters and editors in our newsroom.
Work assignments will vary depending on team needs and news demands, but the intern’s work this term may include coverage of the inauguration, the next presidential term and the COVID-19 pandemic. The intern can expect to hone their data visualization, coding and reporting skills with the team’s mentorship.
A digital portfolio is required for consideration. If possible, also include a link to your GitHub profile. (If sharing via GitHub is not an option for you, please provide us another way to evaluate your technical skills. This might entail sharing a side project, writing up how you approached a project, or submitting a code sample in a different form.) Please include links in your resume or cover letter.
Learn more about our expectations and process: https://blog.apps.npr.org/2015/10/14/how-to-apply.html
- Publication-quality graphics and web development for short- and long-term stories and projects.
- Design and strategy for multiple digital platforms.
- Data analysis, exploration and visualization for reporting.
WHO 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.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work quickly, accurately and under deadline
- Strong web and social media design skills
- Data analysis, visualization and back-end programming (Python or similar) skills a plus
Applications 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 digital portfolio to be considered.
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