Apply for an Israel Story Internship

Update: Applications for internships starting in May 2021 are scheduled to open in February.

“Incredibly eye-opening. A privilege.” Scarlett, 2019

 

Israel Story is a documentary storytelling radio show/podcast, and the internship program for the English version of our show has three start dates per year: January, May, and September.

Internship cohorts consists of 1 to 3 people, and see interns participate in every stage of the production process (pitching, research, editing, uploading, publicizing) as well as necessary institutional tasks like answering team emails, running social media accounts, and editing our website. Israel Story is a meritocracy so good ideas are pursued, regardless of where they come from.

The position is based in Jerusalem, but you’ll get to explore the country as you help us find and tell the stories of Israel’s most interesting characters.

Get involved in every step of podcast production by joining a team dedicated to high-quality content. Work with your intern-manager to gain the skills and experience you want, while learning how our organization operates.

“A great introduction into the world of podcasting. I gained interview and social media skills that are integral to my career in journalism today.” Abby, 2020

 

Positions require a 5 month commitment, which could lead to a longer-term, paid job. The position is unpaid, but transportation is covered and outside funding may be available, for instance via a Masa grantGroundTruth Project grantNathan Cummings Foundation grantCPB grantNYU journalism grant, or Pulitzer Center grant.

Candidates with experience in audio production, production logistics, storytelling, multimedia production, musical production, scoring, journalism, and/or social media are strongly encouraged to apply.

“I loved working with the Israel Story team!” Hannah, 2017

 

Note: A lot of work goes into processing these applications. Please only apply if you plan to accept the position.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and links for 2-3 examples of your work to