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Fall Intern, 99% Invisible - HBCU - Part - Time



22d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • New York City

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  • You must be a current HBCU student or recent graduate with strong communication skills, podcasting experience, familiarity with audio editing software, and a passion for podcasts. Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and adhere to journalistic standards is crucial.
  • You will support 99% Invisible's production team by researching, prepping hosts, finding archival materials, posting on social media, participating in team meetings, and more.


  • Internships are open to current students enrolled at a Historically Black College & University (HBCU) (those graduating by September 2026 are preferred) and recent graduates of HBCUs who graduated within the 12-month period prior to the start of the internship.
  • Current or previous enrollment in communications classes preferred.
  • Prior internship or working experience in podcasting/audio preferred.
  • Experience with digital media systems a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of document creation/management using Google Suite (docs, sheets, google drive, and calendar).
  • Experience with audio editing software (ProTools, Hindenburg, Adobe Audition, etc) preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to embrace and learn internal project management tools and systems.
  • Familiarity with 99% Invisible and Stitcher programming and a passion for podcasts -bonus points if you’re already making your own!
  • Commitment to excellent storytelling and thoughtfulness about what makes a good story
  • Flexibility and a can-do attitude. Stitcher and 99pi make a wide range of podcasts. We need you to be up for anything and able to adapt to the needs of different producers.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills. Especially in a remote environment, it’s crucial that you’re able to work independently, meet deadlines, and communicate effectively with your supervisor.
  • Attention to detail and strict adherence to the highest journalistic standards and ethics.
  • Well-organized, energetic, independent and responsive to feedback.
  • Strong spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.


  • Learn and contribute to operations for 99pi’s upcoming weekly episodes.
  • Help production teams by researching sources, sending booking requests, preparing background research for hosts, looking for archival materials, cutting tape, etc.
  • Assist with the team in supplemental materials for the website and posting to social media.
  • Participate in team meetings and creative collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as required.


What qualifications are required to apply for this Fall Intern position at 99% Invisible?

To apply for this Fall Intern position at 99% Invisible, you must be a current student enrolled at a Historically Black College & University (HBCU) or a recent graduate of an HBCU. Prior experience in communications classes and podcasting/audio is preferred. Familiarity with digital media systems, Google Suite, and audio editing software is also beneficial. Additionally, a passion for podcasts and excellent storytelling skills are important for this role.

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