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About National Public Radio

National Public Radio produces and broadcasts award-winning journalistic, cultural, talk and music programs to nearly 30 million listeners through 600 public radio stations in the United States. Listeners can enjoy NPR on their radios or by streaming audio through a link on its website.

Ever wonder what Melissa Block looks like? Steve Inskeep? Terry Gross? Here’s your chance to find out. Interns often work on popular NPR programs, such as All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation and dozens more. Interns can also work in one of NPR’s other departments, including audience and corporate research, audio engineering, business development, creative design, communications and public relations, finance, human resources, IT and legal.


Although all college students are eligible, NPR prefers juniors and seniors. Grad students and applicants less than one year out of school are also welcome.

National Public Radio

National Public Radio
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 414-2909


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Los Angeles, CA
Washington, DC