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Production Intern (Fall 2022)

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Brooklyn, NY
Published 21 days ago


StoryCorps’ Production Department is responsible for editing the full interviews into the short, cohesive “stories” that are broadcast on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition each Friday. The Production Intern will work closely with the StoryCorps production staff to identify stories for national broadcast and perform various administrative tasks to support the department. This is not a sound design or engineering internship.



As a production intern you will have an opportunity to work with experienced radio producers to hone your storytelling and audio editing skills, and to contribute to a groundbreaking, award-winning, and important oral history and radio journalism project.

All StoryCorps interns are paid $15 per hour, and are expected to work between 14 and 20 hours per week. The Fall 2022 StoryCorps Internship Session runs from September 19th - December 16th, 2022. The internship will be based out of our Ft. Greene offices, on a hybrid (remote + in-person) work schedule - 2 days in-person 3 days remote. Fully remote work may be considered in exceptional circumstances / with the approval of the Human Resources department, but only candidates located in the NYC area are eligible for the StoryCorps Internship program at this time. 



  • Listen to and edit interviews from around the country using Pro Tools software
  • Research, pitch, and book potential StoryCorps interviews
  • Attend department meetings and participate in review and feedback process for potential broadcasts
  • Provide general support to the StoryCorps production team, including transcribing clips and taking meeting notes
  • Other administrative and research tasks as assigned



  • You are interested in oral history and/or journalism and the compassion that is possible through listening to others share their personal stories
  • You have a strong attention to detail; you’re proactive and self-motivated
  • You see the big picture, you’re able to problem-solve and multi-task to accomplish the team goals
  • Working with diverse populations interests you and you are respectful of those that are different than you
  • You are resourceful, reliable, creative, and have excellent time management skills
  • You are familiar with digital audio editing software or eager to learn 
  • You are available on Thursday mornings
  • Candidates with education or experience in journalism (especially radio), non-fiction storytelling and/or oral history are strongly encouraged to apply 



The StoryCorps Internship Program is designed for current students, recent graduates, early-career or career-changing applicants who are excited to learn and contribute to the mission and goals of StoryCorps and gain valuable experience in a creative, fast-paced nonprofit organization — ideally, for school credit as part of their degree requirements.

Our mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. As part of that mission, StoryCorps actively works to ensure our programming is inclusive of people of all backgrounds and beliefs. We are committed to developing a staff that matches the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage internship applications from people of color and the LGBTQ community.

Please note that we do not currently accept applications from high school students.



All offers of employment requiring on-site/in-person work will be contingent on the candidate being Fully Vaccinated (at least two-weeks after last dose) prior to starting their new role. As of December 27, 2021 by order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene all employees working in-office are required to provide proof of the COVID-19 Vaccination in the Workplace. Reasonable accommodations can be discussed with HR personnel for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. Proof of vaccination status is required at the time of extending the offer.







StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.


StoryCorps’ Production Department is responsible for editing the full interviews into the short, cohesive “stories” that are broadcast on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition each Friday. The Production Intern…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
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    September 19, 2022
  • End Date
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    December 16, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 10, 2022
  • Payment
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  • Stipend / Wage
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  • Hours Per Week
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    14-20 HOURS PER WEEK


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Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217, United States
2nd Floor

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