Project Code: VA-USA-9

Podcast Host - DME Interns Podcast

Project Title Podcast Host - DME Interns Podcast
Project Summary DME Interns is looking for a host for a new podcast where you will be interviewing military Veterans. If you have experience in radio or podcasts and can show samples of your work, please apply!
Country United States
Agency Veterans Affairs Department
DoS Office N/A
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

Our team is looking for someone to take on the role of podcast host for an intern podcast project involving interviewing Veterans. This will be a brand new intern-developed podcast. Presently, the plan is to interview Veterans for the podcast and then create podcasts, social media posts, blog posts, graphics and other content to share the interview. Additionally, we plan to submit the interviews to the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project to preserve the stories of these Veterans.

Duties and responsibilities
-Identifying, developing and shaping concepts for new shows.
-Weekly tasks will include collaboration on existing content, help in the production of new content, transcriptions, organizing and editing audio, and learning how a podcast show/network is launched.
-Assist the podcast team with appropriate show research.
-Developing regular segments

Requirements and General Skills
-A passion for podcasts
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Audio production and editing skills a plus including experience with an audio editing program such as Hindenburg or Adobe Audition.
-High competence and comfort with virtual technologies such as Slack, Trello, Google Drive, etc.

Required Skills or Interests
Additional Information

Internship Background:

The Department of Veterans Affairs' Digital Media Engagement Team internship is one of the largest and most established internship programs available through the Virtual Student Federal Service. This past year, our internship has hosted over 300 interns in various departments and leadership positions. If you want to join a team that is well structured and will offer meaningful work that will help you build skills that you can add to your resume, then we strongly encourage you to apply to our team.

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