StoryCorps Internships

The following internship opportunities are available with StoryCorps. This track of interns will begin on January 11, 2010 and work through May 28, 2010. Please share this information with your students and alumni.

Winter/Spring 2010 internship opportunities at the StoryCorps offices:

Administration Intern
Communications Intern
Development Intern, Individual Giving
Development Intern, Institutional Giving
Information Technology Intern
Marketing Intern
Memory Loss Initiative Outreach Intern
MobileBooth Intern
Participant Relations Intern
StoryKit Intern
StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate one another’s lives through listening. Our interns are intelligent, curious, and resourceful individuals devoted to inspiring and assisting everyday Americans in recording their stories in sound. Internships are available in both the Program and the Operations side of our Peabody Award-winning nonprofit organization.
Unless otherwise noted, StoryCorps interns work in the morning (9:30 AM–1:30 PM) or in the afternoons (1:30 PM–5:30 PM) Monday through Friday for a total of 20 hours per week. StoryCorps provides a weekly stipend of $55 to help cover lunch and transportation expenses.

StoryCorps is a fast-paced, supportive, and creative work environment with offices in Brooklyn, New York.

To apply: please send cover letter and resume to and include your last name and “Winter 2010” in the subject line. Include both cover letter and resume as attachments entitled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume.” In your cover letter, please tell us how you found out about this opportunity, and identify the specific internship(s) in which you are interested. No calls please.


Human Resources

Alexis Creer
HR Coordinator
(646) 723-7020 ex. 25

StoryCorps |
80 Hanson Place, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Help StoryCorps record more stories from communities like yours throughout the United States:

Participate in StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening Nov. 27, 2009

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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