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Program Duration: May 31, 2022 – August 19, 2022
INTERN WILL LEARN AND BE EXPOSED TO: TheNPR Events and Experiential team designs and executes innovative experiences that bring NPR content to people in real life and in virtual spaces. From high touch engagement experiences like the Tiny Desk Contest and NPR Trivia nights, to live presentations of How I Built This, Code Switch, the NPR Politics Podcast and more, our work is focused on meeting and inspiring our audience wherever they are. The NPR Events and Experiential intern will gain valuable experience supporting event production, interfacing with the NPR audience and working with editorial teams.
- LOCATION: This internship will be fully remote. Must be planning to work from the United States throughout the summer 2022 internship dates. Must be willing to travel for U.S.-based events to provide on-site assistance for the Tiny Desk On The Road tour in four cities in June/July (likely to happen in the span of 1-2 weeks)
- EDUCATION: Must be a current Colorado College student with a minimum of one semester remaining upon completion of the internship before completing coursework.