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    Amazing Culture, Great Opportunities, but Few Full Time Jobs

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Correspondent  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Correspondent in New York, NY

    I have been working at NPR as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    NPR is staffed by smart, enthusiastic, inquisitive thinkers, just like you'd expect from their programming. The company culture is very respectful of individual employees and promotes creativity. Editorial and journalist staff all the way down to interns get opportunities to write for the site, and interesting public figures and celebrities are often spotted in the halls. My managers hustled hard for me to get opportunities I would not have had elsewhere, and encouraged my participation in content creation and programming.

    Cons

    NPR employs many interns, freelance workers, part time employees, temps, and plenty of other positions that describe someone who isn't full time. No matter how well you do in these positions, you're unlikely to land a full time job at the company, and your chances of employment at the member stations is low too.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being awesome. Continue to give employees opportunities they would not have otherwise had beyond their position.

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NPR Interviews

Updated Aug 14, 2014
Updated Aug 14, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Software Developer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at NPR.

    Interview Details

    Simple, came in for an interview talked for like five minutes took a tour got the job. They didnt really ask much except, how do you do, when can you start, do you like school. How did you hear about us

    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

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Additional Info

Website www.npr.org
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1970
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Media
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The NPR workplace is like no other. More than 800 staff collaborate daily to provide high-quality journalism to stations across the country. The work we do is both challenging and inspiring, and we value the unique contributions of individuals. NPR thrives as we embrace emerging digital platforms and focus on a robust future. We seek individuals who geek-out about public... More

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