New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking three full-time, paid summer interns to work in our Newsroom. Over 10 weeks (June-August), these interns will be brought into the middle of the reporting process and each intern will have a specific focus and role. Through your internship you will learn journalistic ethics and best practices, take part in our regular editorial meetings, learn the various types of reporting we do, and learn how to produce a news story for audio, digital and social media. Each intern will have mentors and support from newsroom staff.
These internships are based in Concord, NH.
The available internships are:
News Internship - Reporting
Two interns will work as general assignment reporters in the newsroom, getting daily news assignments, pitching their own ideas for quick-turn and longer-term stories and learning how to build a network of diverse sources. The interns will spend a fair amount of time in the field reporting stories and then coming back to the newsroom to work closely with an editor on how to turn their reporting into a fully fleshed out piece of journalism.
News Internship – By Degrees
This intern will be assigned to our climate change reporting project, By Degrees, helping to cover climate challenges & solutions across the state. The intern will be a full member of the By Degrees team, working closely with our climate reporter and other newsroom staff to build their own areas of coverage, cover daily stories, and work on longer-term features.
We are looking for candidates with initiative and curiosity, excellent writing skills, a strong interest in local news and building trust with local audiences, the ability to work independently and efficiently, and an interest in public media.
Having consistent and reliable transportation is a requirement of this role as each internship will require travel within NH.
Compensation & Benefits:
These internships are temporary full time, non-exempt, hourly positions. The internship program is a 40-hour a week role that is 10 weeks in length (June 5, 2023, to August 11, 2023). The compensation is $15.50 an hour and each intern is provided a $500 stipend that can be used for housing/transportation/relocation.
Internships are non-benefit eligible positions; however interns receive 2 paid holidays and can participate in NHPR's 403b plan.
Things to Know About Us:
NHPR is the state's foremost news organization, focused on producing accountability journalism and engaging deeply with the diverse communities and people of the Granite State. For 40 years, NHPR has produced incisive local news on the radio and emerging audio platforms, complementing the national and global reporting of our partners at NPR. We make nationally prominent podcasts - including Bear Brook, Outside/In, Civics 101 and Document - and have a fast-growing footprint in digital and social media.
In our leaders - and across the organization - we seek people who are approachable, collaborative, empathetic, optimistic, and solution-minded. Together, we are building a culture based on earned trust, transparency, equity and inclusion. We hold ourselves accountable to our goals and our values. We have publicly stated our commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff and our journalism. NHPR is intent on being public radio for all of New Hampshire, and to expanding our audience and advancing our mission and vision by deepening our engagement with diverse people and communities across the state and beyond our borders. Learn more about NHPR.
The health and safety of our employees, their families and the community at large is a high priority for NHPR. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required for employment. Individuals must be fully up-to-date with their vaccinations no later than their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship pursuant to applicable law.
*Per the CDC: A person is up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination if they have received all recommended doses in the primary series and one booster when eligible.
Please apply on the job opportunities page of our website, NHPR.org, or through this link: https://nhpr.applicantpro.com/jobs
- Include a Resume and Cover Letter
- If you would like to be considered for more both internships, please indicate which ones you would like to be considered for in your cover letter.
NHPR is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and dynamic workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
NHPR encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.