NPR Politics, Washington is inviting applications for a fall legal internship from law students.

About NPR Politics

NPR produces news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. The NPR audience values information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – and their employees do too.

About Fall Legal Internship

NPR Politics, Washington is inviting applications for a fall legal internship from law students where you’ll get to spend three months working on the Washington Desk learning the ins and outs of political reporting and the other three months with the Here & Now team learning what it means to work on a daily news operation. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Washington desk calendar
  • Conduct research for editors and reporters
  • Fact-check the NPR Politics Podcast
  • Build clipboards, log tape, and write digital posts 
  • Research a wide variety of topics for Here and Now
  • Assist in the studio recording
  • Book on-air guests for the show
  • Produce content for radio and digital platforms

Eligibility for Fall Legal Internship

  • Must be a current student in an accredited degree program or a recent graduate of no more than 12 months from the month of the start of the internship. 
  • Strong research skills
  • Demonstrated interest in journalism, and in government, and politics
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Accuracy is a must. 
  • A keen intellectual curiosity and creative stripe are highly desired. 
  • Experience in a newsroom or in audio production (or both)


October 2022-April 2023 [6 Months]


40 hours/week [9 am-6 pm]

How to Apply?

Please find the link at the end of this post.


July 10

Click here to apply for Fall Legal Internship