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Intern at St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio is the region’s National Public Radio (NPR) member station and is a service of the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

STLPR’s paid internship program provides immersive learning opportunities for current college students and graduates. Interns work alongside and receive instruction and mentorship from staff members throughout the organization.

Applications for the fall 2024 semester are open to those interested in the Marketing & Communications internship. Application deadline: Sunday, July 21, 2024, at midnight.

All other internship positions for the fall 2024 semester have been filled.

St. Louis Public Radio internships pay an hourly wage of $15, along with the opportunity for college credit depending on the requirements of interns’ respective degree programs. Each internship averages a time commitment of 20-25 hours per week.

The internship program is open to anyone with college experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please download and complete this application form.

Email your application along with a resume (and cover letter and/or work samples, if desired) to Jess Luther.


Marketing & Communications

The intern will assist with digital marketing, including email and social media, as well as ad targeting and paid search.

Minimum Requirements: Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills required. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of marketing principles and research, with experience implementing a variety of tactics to meet planned objectives. Approval from the St. Louis Public Radio Director of Marketing. Please include writing samples or a portfolio link along with your resume and cover letter.

Marketing & Digital Media Department Description: The marketing & digital media department at St. Louis Public Radio manages the infrastructure and analytics behind our digital products, including our website, mobile app, audio streams, and podcasts. We also create and implement marketing strategy and tactics, across a wide variety of platforms and media, to grow audience and increase content engagement. We are a team of six, including two interns.

Evaluation: Evaluation of the intern will occur in accordance with the guidelines of their school. Considerations will include ability to work independently, follow instructions, use time efficiently, attend to details, and produce quality writing.