All of It Internship, Fall 2020 (Remote)

Internships New York City, New York


Description

Interns at NYPR are given a robust internship program with hands-on responsibilities.  The goal of our internship program is to provide our interns with substantive, meaningful work experience so that each intern concludes the internship period with demonstrable skills in his/her area of interest, plus knowledge of public radio, in general.

"All Of It" is a live magazine-format talk show that airs daily from noon to 2:00 PM. We're looking for smart, curious interns with a broad range of interests and good writing skills to help with the program.  We expose you to all aspects of producing live radio.  

What your internship will entail:
 

  • Screening Calls
  • Evaluating topics for air
  • Booking and preparing segments (e.g. writing questions for the host)
  • Coming up with ideas for shows, as well as reviewing and evaluating books

Requirements: 

  • Some journalism and office experience is preferred, but not required
  • Applicants should be highly motivated self-starters who can work in an environment of live news radio
  • Applicants should be aware of news and political affairs in New York and around the world
  • Knowledge and love of the world of music and pop culture a plus

If you would like to be considered for this role you must submit:
Your resume, a cover letter, and also explain the following:

  • Describe two of your favorite All Of It segments, and explain why you liked them.
  • Describe a subject area or topic you’re especially interested in and why.
  • What other shows do you listen to / websites do you visit / things do you read regularly?

Eligibility:
Any student (undergraduate or graduate) or person who has graduated no more than 12 months prior to the start of the internship period to which he/she is applying. Because this is a paid internship, interns must be authorized to work in the United States and must be working from one of the following locations while working for NYPR:  CA, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NM, NY, PA, WI, Washington DC. 

Interns are eligible to receive college credit.

New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites and encourages qualified applicants from all walks of life.