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Remote internship opportunity in Radio Farda’s Music Team

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: BPE0001-2001

If you wish to make a difference in places where free media is under threat or does not exist, RFE/RL offers eligible, qualified students the opportunity to engage with professionals and to learn more about our mission. In doing so, you would acquire practical experience with the support of a mentor. Internships are a competitive process and are unpaid. We offer skills development and an opportunity to contribute to an exciting media project.

Our Radio Farda’s Music Team is seeking an intern for remote cooperation on daily tasks and production in Music team. The intern will be assisting with creative writing for audio production (podcasts and radio shows), producing Social Media content (for Music) and working on visual elements for Radio Farda Music’s Social Media. The internship will last from 9-15 weeks. Days per week are flexible and depend on the agreement with the mentor and the students’ schedule, however the intern is expected to dedicate at least 24 hours per week to the internship.


You will learn:


  •  about the work of the Radio Farda’s Music Team.
  •  about audio editing and playlist management.
  •  how to prepare creative writing for audio production and for cross-platform production.
  •  how to do the music research for broadcast production.
  •  about copyright and licensing for music production.


Minimum requirements are:


  •  Enrolled university student or recent graduate – must be in good standing.
  •  An educational background and/or experience in media, arts, design, music or other related field to cultural scene of Iranian society.
  •  Fluent Farsi and English.
  •  Knowledge of Iranian music is an advantage.  
  •  Experience with audio and visual editing software (e.g. Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop etc.).
  •  Experience in creative writing for music production is an advantage.
  •  Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  •  Ability to multitask and to work independently.
  •  Interest and awareness in news and current affairs from RFE/RL’s broadcast regions.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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