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GBH News Education Desk Internship - Summer 2024


GBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

At GBH, we believe in the advantages of coming together to build community, mentor and learn from colleagues, and connect more deeply with our mission. As a result, the majority of our staff are hybrid and work both from home and onsite. Our current hybrid approach requires staff to work onsite a minimum of two days each week, every Tuesday and one other day, to be determined by their business unit. Hybrid staff are also welcome to come in additional days each week or may be asked to come in on other days by their manager.


GBH is a trusted source of high-quality journalism and public media powerhouse located in Boston, Massachusetts. GBH News is one of the fastest-growing, multiplatform news providers in the region, with a deep commitment to meeting the news and information needs of the diverse communities we serve. The GBH News team covers and produces local and national news including in-depth feature stories and interviews, covering a wide range of topics.


The GBH News Education Intern will work experienced editors and reporters on our award-winning education desk to cover the K-12 and higher education beats. Interns will have the opportunity to shadow newsroom reporters and help them write and produce distinctive news stories for radio, web, social media and TV while learning how a collaborative regional newsroom operates.


  • Provide writing and research for various platforms across the newsroom
  • Re-write and freshen local news copy from the wire services for use in local newscasts.
  • Duties may also include researching specific news topics, the results of which will be used in news features.
  • Additional duties may include making out calls to newsmakers to arrange interviews for reporters.
  • Duties may also include researching specific news topics, the results of which will be used in news stories that will air on GBH’s platforms, whether radio, online, social media or TV.


  • Must be able to write clear, accurate news copy on deadline.
  • Familiarity with recording equipment, editing software and transcription services is desired.
  • Ability to write newscast quality copy from AP and other sources using AP Style writing with proper attribution.
  • Knowledge of news, current events, and lawmakers/government leaders at the local, state, and national level.
  • fluency in Spanish is a plus


Paid Internship $17/hour (Part-time)


GBH internships provide students with valuable work experience and real-world knowledge across many different fields of study, from TV and radio production to web design, accounting, law, and other administrative areas.


  • Internship dates: June 10th to August 16th.
  • Candidates must have their own computer and access to Wi-Fi at home.
  • Candidates must be in an Undergrad or Grad program and have work authorization for the United States.

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GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Application Process Assistance

GBH will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate an accommodation request, contact the Human Resource department by sending an email to or by calling 617-300-2000.