Looking for an Internship at New York Public Radio?

New York Public Radio has suspended our internship program for the September 2023-May 2024 session and the Summer 2024 session. We hope to reinstate it soon. 

However, we are continuing to welcome interns through partnerships with select universities and organizations.

To receive a notification when internships become available, please set up a job alert on our careers page.

Internship Calendar

Upcoming dates to be determined.

NYPR internships are designed to be a learning experience for sharp, enthusiastic self-starters, with or without radio skills. Our interns do meaningful work across a variety of shows and departments, are an integral part of the team, and assist with all aspects of work. Over the course of the internship term, interns can learn a variety of skills, including reporting, editing, production, field recording, digital audio editing, taping, Pro Tools, mixing promos, planning live events, research, and more. 

Who Should Apply For Our Internships?

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 they are applying.

In order to be eligible, you must be authorized to work in the United States and must be working from one of the following locations while working for NYPR: CA, CO, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, PA, RI, VA, WI, Washington DC. 

Internship Details

  • Interns selected for the Fall/Spring sessions are expected to work part-time (15 hours per week)
  • Summer interns are expected to work full time (35 hours per week)
  • All NYPR interns are paid $17.50 per hour 
  • Interns may also receive academic credit as part of our program
  • NYPR does not offer transportation or housing assistance.   

Application Information

Click on the button below to view all available internships. Each internship has a separate online application link found within the internship description. Each application requires a resume, well thought out cover letter, and may ask for additional specific information depending on which internship you are applying for. Your best chance for strong consideration is to submit an awesome application that highlights your specific interest in the internship and how this learning opportunity will impact your career trajectory. We are unable to consider incomplete applications. 

After reviewing your application, the hiring team will reach out if there is a match to set up an interview. We will notify all applicants who have not been selected by early May. 

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Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

New York Public Radio is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continuously strive to place our employees at the center of our thinking and elevate inclusive practices to develop and support a more engaged and productive workforce. Our journalism and operations in the service of that journalism benefit from a broad range of perspectives, from all backgrounds, at all levels of the organization. Diversity is essential to honest, authentic, accurate storytelling and reportage; creating an institution in which all voices are encouraged, valued, and heard.

New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New York Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving the goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions without regard to mental or physical disability, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, employment status or any protected federal, state or local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.