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

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Adswizz

11d ago

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

AI generated summary

  • You must be a current or recent graduate of an HBCU, enrolled in communications, have podcast/audio experience, proficient in Google Suite, adaptable, have strong storytelling skills, well-organized, attentive to detail, and legally able to work in the U.S.
  • You will support podcast production by assisting with research, booking guests, preparing materials, and contributing to social media and website content. Collaborate with the team and perform other required duties.

Requirements

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

FAQs

Who is eligible for this internship?

Internships are open to current students enrolled at a Historically Black College & University (HBCU) and recent graduates of HBCUs who graduated within the 12-month period prior to the start of the internship.

What kind of tasks will the intern be responsible for?

The intern will learn and contribute to operations for 99pi’s upcoming weekly episodes, assist with production by researching sources, sending booking requests, preparing background research, looking for archival materials, cutting tape, etc. They will also help with supplemental materials for the website, posting to social media, participate in team meetings, and perform other duties as required.

What experience is preferred for this internship?

Prior internship or working experience in podcasting/audio is preferred. Experience with digital media systems and audio editing software is a plus.

What skills are required for this internship?

Skills required include familiarity with Google Suite, strong storytelling abilities, flexibility, excellent communication and time management, attention to detail, adherence to journalistic standards and ethics, organization, and responsiveness to feedback.

What is the duration of the internship?

The internship is part-time and open to students graduating by September 2026 or recent graduates within the 12-month period prior to the start of the internship.

How can applicants apply for this internship?

Interested candidates can apply through the specified application process on the SiriusXM website.

Technology for a Sound World.

Marketing & Advertising
Industry
201-500
Employees
2008
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

AdsWizz (a SiriusXM company) is the audio-only adtech platform free from omnichannel imprecision and walled content gardens. Since 2008, we’ve set the bar for multi-format planning, buying and ad placement, designing advanced solutions to deepen the listening experience. We partner with enterprise publishers and advertisers to perfect the tools they need to execute campaigns with higher resonance through the power of sound. Depend on the one stack built for audio in every dimension.