Job Description:

Intern Duration:   January 29, 2024 – May 10, 2024

Salary:                     $19/hour undergraduate; $24/hour graduate level


The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a private, nonprofit corporation created to ensure universal access to non-commercial high-quality content and telecommunications services. We invest in programs and services that are educational, innovative, locally relevant, and reflect America’s common values and cultural diversity. Through grants, we encourage the development of content that addresses the needs of unserved and underserved audiences.


CPB is conveniently located amidst multiple metro stops at 401 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC. We are a largely local workforce and value employee flexibility, when possible.  This position will require an eight-hour commitment each week, which can be conducted with a combination of in-person and remote work.

Position Opportunity:

  • This intern’s primary responsibility will be to research, gather, and draft material for external facing communications documents. This includes compiling and updating state public media profiles and creating materials that highlight public media’s content and services to underserved communities.
  • If there is an interest in government affairs, the internship allows for attending in-person congressional meetings with CPB government affairs staff.
  • Reports to the Sr. Director, External and Government Affairs. Other interaction includes working with CPB staff in multiple departments to gather project information that can be communicated externally.
  • Works on other projects, as assigned, based on the intern’s interests and CPB’s needs.


  • Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program or recent college graduate. Concentrated area of study in Communications or Public Policy desirable.
  • An understanding of grant-making organizations, non-profits and/or public broadcasting is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience utilizing MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams).
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and foster relationships through a professional presence.


Job Location: 
Washington, DC
United States
Job Category: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Job Type: 
Part time
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For more information about CPB, our programs, and our mission, please visit our website at Please submit a cover letter and resume to

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has a commitment to the principle of diversity, as it creates a healthier work environment.  In that spirit, we welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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