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Production Internships

National Radio Project’s Making Contact Internship

Making Contact seeks hard-working team players to help us produce segments and features for Making Contact.

The intern will learn audio editing, researching, voicing, script writing, interviewing and field reporting. This internship is unpaid. College credit can be given, but is not necessary. We ask interns to commit 12-20 hours a week for a minimum of 4-6 months.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Must have some audio production and journalism experience.
  • Must have excellent research skills.
  • Ability to book and conduct interviews (in-person and phone interviews) and assist in script writing
  • Some knowledge of Audition/Pro Tools/Sound Forge or any other applicable editing software is preferred.
  • Additional responsibilities include: transcription, audio editing, selecting soundbites/clips, participating in listening/critique sessions and attending meetings, as needed.


  • Should be familiar with community and public radio
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about current events. Includes some knowledge of human rights issues and cause-related advocacy groups.
  • Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. National Radio Project is an Equal Opportunity Organization and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, sexual preference, disability, national origin, religion, or economic status.

If you’re interested, first please check out the rest of our website to see what we’re all about. Then if you’re really interested, please fill out and return our Production Internship Application along with your cover letter and resume. If you have audio/writing samples, please include that as well. Please email to Lisa Rudman at lrudman [at]

Thank you for your interest in National Radio Project’s Making Contact Internship.