NAJA Job Board

Emp Type:
40 hours/Week for 6 months; Monday - Friday
Saint Paul, MN
Main Duties:
Are you looking for Internships/Fellowships at the largest station-based public radio organization in the US? If so, look no further. Our Internship and Fellowship program will give YOU the real-world experience you are seeking in production, research, reporting, interviewing, audio and digital storytelling and more, as well as experience in public media operations. In addition to professional development, this program will help you build a network with other professionals in the industry. Don’t miss out on the chance to build your professional portfolio alongside the best people within public media. • Research topics for brains on episodes. • Participate in editorial meetings to provide scientific perspectives. • Identify scientists for interviews and conduct recorded interviews for episodes. • Help write and review scripts.
Required Knowledge:
• Currently pursuing or have earned a M.S., Ph.D., or post-doctorate from science or STEM field or early career scientists. • Experience conducting researching and writing about science and STEM topics. • Interest in science mass communication and/or youth science education. • Ability to collaborate closely with producers including ability to give and receive feedback. • Ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently. • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Required Experience:
• Digital communication or engagement experience. • Demonstrated interest in communicating scientific concepts to non-scientists or kids. • Comfort with both Mac and PC based programs.
Special Requirement:
• Participate in robust on-boarding experience. • Professional development: on-the-job training, personality assessment training, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc. • Opportunities to be mentored by one of our top professionals within public media. • Volunteering opportunities. • Networking with leaders and employee resource and interest groups that support our multicultural employees.
Application Process:
In addition to your skills and knowledge, we want to get to know you in the application process. In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) with answers to the following: • What are you most proud of? • Where do you see yourself professionally in five-years and how will this role help you achieve that goal? Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.