Location: One of Marketplace’s offices in LA, NY, DC or remote (anywhere within the U.S.A.)
Start Date: January 10, 2022 – May 27, 2022
Intern, On Demand – Marketplace Podcasts:
As the On-Demand Intern for Marketplace Podcasts, you will work on several shows, including the award-winning podcast The Uncertain Hour and Make Me Smart. You will work on small teams with strong mentors, and will gain experience in all aspect of podcast creation. You will help The Uncertain Hour and other Marketplace podcasts grow audiences.
Specifically, you will:
research and pitch stories
find sources and conduct pre-interviews
file public records requests
edit interviews and pull selects in Audition and Pro Tools
participate in group edits and feedback sessions
perform other duties as assigned
Key Learning Goals:
Our On Demand teams are small and collaborative. You will have the opportunity to learn a variety of skills -- from technical skills, like recording and editing audio, to soft skills like communication, critical thinking, and teamwork.
Learn narrative storytelling by participating in group edits
Research and pitch stories
Find sources, conduct pre-interviews and book guests
Log tape and pull selects
Participate in group edits and feedback sessions
Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation
Eligible to accrue sick time of
Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA
Participate in robust on-boarding experience
Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
Participate in brown bag sessions to gain broader perspective of the organization
Next Step in the Application:
In addition to your skills and knowledge, we want to get to know you in the application process. In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) with answers to the following:
What interest you about this internship?
What professional skills would you like to add to your toolbox in the months and years to come to grow in your career field?
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
Required to move about in the community.
Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
Moderate noise level.
Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.
Enrolled Senior in an undergraduate or Master’s program OR have earned a degree within the last 12 months
We are American Public Media Group (APMG), the parent organization of a large, dynamic group of not-for-profit broadcasting entities:
American Public Media™, one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio shows and podcasts in the world. APM’s portfolio includes Live from Here, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, BBC World Service, and Brains On!®
Minnesota Public Radio®, a 45-station regional radio network that brings news, classical music and AAA-format rock to Minnesota and parts of North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Southern California Public Radio™, a group of news and information stations based in Pasadena and serving Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.
Marketplace®, a portfolio of radio programs and podcasts about economics and finance that includes Marketplace®, Marketplace Tech®, and Marketplace Morning Report®.
APM Reports, our investigative and documentary unit, and the creator of the acclaimed podcast series In the Dark.