Location: St. Paul, MN or remote (anywhere within the U.S.A.)
Start Date: June 7, 2021 – August 27, 2021
Intern, Call to Mind:
Call to Mind is APM|MPR’s initiative to foster new conversations about mental health.
As the Call to Mind Intern, you will be involved in the following:
Catalogue and organize Call to Mind's mental health content to inform and help refresh CallToMindNow.org website. Call to Mind works with national and regional media partners, including co-productions with external public media organizations and teams within American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio like: MPR News, The Current, Classical MPR, On Demand, and others.
Learn and help inform Call to Mind in ways to best present digital content for audiences to more easily access important mental health stories, reports, interviews, programs and more.
Gain hands-on experience in digital production, produce and present content to present expert advice to help people find ways to improve their well-being and resilience, fostering more empathy and understanding of mental illnesses.
Help empower Call to Mind to be a more nimble content initiative and help reach younger audiences through digital platforms by optimizing our content for easier navigation and shareability. They will also help shape Call to Mind's growth in broadcast, live event, and other content areas.
Key Learning Goals:
Organization skills of website content
Ability to produce digital content packages
Ability to update CallToMindNow.org website
Some live event and broadcast production techniques
Cataloging co-produced mental health content across MPR And APM departments, platforms
Optimizing digital content at CallToMindNow.org on Squarespace
Helping inform and execute our digital engagement strategy
Assisting in the production and promotion of Call to Mind live events and content
Next Step in the Application:
In addition to your skills and knowledge, we want to get to know you in the application process. In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) with answers to the following:
What professional skills would you like to add to your toolbox in the months and years to come to grow in your career field?
Where do you see yourself professionally in five-years and how will this role help you achieve that goal?
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.
Enrolled Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in an undergraduate or Master’s program OR have earned a degree within the last 12 months
Website building experience
Knowledge of AP style
Understanding of digital copyright use and limitation standards
Fluent in emerging social media use and trends
Mobile image, graphic and video creation production
Squarespace website site building experience
Internal Number: INTER01240
About American Public Media Group
We are American Public Media Group (APMG), the parent organization of a large, dynamic group of not-for-profit broadcasting entities:
American Public Media™, one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio shows and podcasts in the world. APM’s portfolio includes Live from Here, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, BBC World Service, and Brains On!®
Minnesota Public Radio®, a 45-station regional radio network that brings news, classical music and AAA-format rock to Minnesota and parts of North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Southern California Public Radio™, a group of news and information stations based in Pasadena and serving Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.
Marketplace®, a portfolio of radio programs and podcasts about economics and finance that includes Marketplace®, Marketplace Tech®, and Marketplace Morning Report®.
APM Reports, our investigative and documentary unit, and the creator of the acclaimed podcast series In the Dark.