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NPR’s Summer 2021 Internship Program will be fully remote.
Program Duration: June 1 – August 20, 2021
Do you ever wonder about the future of work? Why a $60,000 handbag is always out of stock? What frozen chicken has to do with the price of pickup trucks?
Are you a Planet Money listener? Ready to hit the phones in search of the perfect guest? To be proud of your weird interests and follow them as far as you can? To pitch story after story? To write copy and be our voice on social media?
We’re a team of deeply curious economics and business reporters, and we love telling stories. Even though we’ve been around for awhile, we like to keep our show scrappy: To try new, ambitious things, all to help people understand their daily lives and the world.
We’d love to have you along for the journey, even if it’s just for a few months – we love to teach, and we’re looking for someone who’s eager to learn.
- Pitch great stories
- Provide feedback at group edits and pitch meetings
- Write copy for npr.org for each episode
- Regularly post to Planet Money social media accounts
WHO CAN APPLY?
- LOCATION: Must be planning to work from the United States and authorized to work in the United States throughout the Summer 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.
Applications close on Friday, February 26th at 5pm ET.
Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you. All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered. In the cover letter, please pitch a Planet Money episode.
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