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www.npr.org
Washington, DC
501 to 1000 employees
1970
Nonprofit Organization
Media
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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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 ... Read more

Mission: The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with Member Stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.

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    I have been working at NPR full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People here really believe in the mission to create a better informed public through solid unbiased journalism. They take tech seriously. Information is shared pretty freely, and leadership both shares a lot of information (our exact bottom line, etc.) and really wants feedback. They're very open to remote work and flexible time.

    Cons

    It feels like a smaller organization in some ways, which is both good and bad. It's bad in the sense that we're constantly aware of budgetary constraints. This might just be because they had had a few straight years of running a deficit right before I got here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on being as open as you are. Stay committed to going where the data leads you. Be responsive to requests for clarity about job roles.

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    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at NPR.

    Interview

    I applied fall of 2016 for an NPR internship. I got a first interview less than 2 weeks after I submitted my application, with a second and final interview scheduled the following week. It really depends on the specific program you apply for, but for my second interview it was scheduled for only 15 minutes.

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