Careers at NPR

Careers at NPR

Work at NPR

Every day NPR staff members come together to provide high-quality journalism and content to our Member Stations, and through them, to millions of individuals and thousands of communities across the nation.

This is a workplace for people who want to be part of a team. For individuals who are ready to partner with their colleagues to create something interesting, informative and enlightening.

Join us, and find your NPR.

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hide captionNPR International Correspondent Ari Shapiro in a studio at the NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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NPR International Correspondent Ari Shapiro in a studio at the NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.

NPR International Correspondent Ari Shapiro in a studio at the NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Robert Siegel, on his work at NPR: Would I Listen?

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Blog: Careers at NPR

Insights into career-related topics at NPR, including Q&A's with hiring managers, updates on key searches and initiatives, and internship announcements. Read the latest from the Careers at NPR blog.

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Culture at NPR
The NPR culture is made up of the creative contributions of more than 800 employees, from reporters and bloggers to lawyers and accountants. Some of us have been listening to NPR since we were buckled in the backseat of our parents' car. Others have recently discovered the value of public media. This diverse team comes together behind a common goal: to create a more informed public.

NPR Applicant Experience Pledge
Since the application process can be shrouded at times behind generic email addresses that seem to go down a black hole, let's pull back the curtain a bit and give you a glimpse into what you can expect from NPR every step of the way, from application to interview to job offer.

Digital Careers
Creativity, innovation and exploration are highly valued attributes of those who are hired at NPR, especially for digital and technology positions. Plus you'll get a chance to do cool tech work that contributes in a real way to our efforts to create a more informed citizenry. Here are a few more reasons to apply for a digital and technology role at NPR.

Internships at NPR
A learning experience like no other. From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Find out how you can contribute your diverse talents to gain invaluable experience at the heart of a thriving multimedia organization.

Journalism Fellowship Opportunities
NPR fellowships offer early to mid-career professionals an opportunity to share their talents and hone their skills while working at NPR and our Member Stations. Get the details and requirements of the three fellowship opportunities at NPR.

Volunteer at NPR
Are you located in the Washington, D.C., area and ready for an opportunity to be a part of the NPR community? Join our team of NPR Ambassadors to help enhance the experience of visitors to our DC headquarters by leading building tours, working at the NPR Shop and supporting special events. Read more and sign up to volunteer.

Careers at NPR
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