Science News Writer Intern

internship - full time, paid

Society For Science & The Public
Washington, DC
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Posted 31 Days ago
Society For Science & The Public
Washington, DC
internship - full time, paid
Posted 31 Days ago

Description

Society for Science & the Public Logo Science News Writer Intern Applied 13/05/19 Easy Apply Save 4.2 Society for Science & the Public Washington, DC Science News Writer Intern Society for Science & the Public Applied 13/05/19 Easy Apply Save Applied 13/05/19 Easy Apply Save Job Company Rating Reviews Science News, the award-winning magazine covering all fields of science for a general readership, is now accepting applications for its science writing internships. Interns work as full-time science writers under the guidance of Science News editors and writers. Based in Washington, D.C., Science News reports scientific findings and trends occurring worldwide. Interns generate many of their own story ideas, reporting and writing several articles per week, including news stories and longer features. Former Science News interns have gone on to staff positions with the New York Times, the Washington Post, Science, Nature, Health, NOVA, Discover, Popular Science, U.S. News & World Report, Scientific American, ABC television, the Associated Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Science News, among others. The internship is intended for people planning careers in science writing and is offered three times a year for at least a three-month stay within the following periods: spring (January to April), summer (June to September) and fall (October to December). Actual start dates are flexible. One applicant will be selected for each period. Preference is given to people completing an advanced degree in journalism with an emphasis in science writing. Skilled writers working toward an advanced degree in one of the sciences and experienced journalists in transition to a science specialty are also considered. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Interns receive $600 per week. APPLICATION DEADLINES Materials must be received by: January 18, 2019 (summer 2019 internship) June 14, 2019 (fall 2019 internship) October 1, 2019 (spring 2020 internship) Applicants should e-mail attachments of a cover letter, r�sum�, names of three references and PDFs of three recent science writing clips to: Kyle Plantz Editorial Assistant, Science News kplantz@sciencenews.org The Society for Science & the Public is committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. Overview Website www.societyforscience.org Headquarters Washington, DC, United States Size 51 to 200 employees Founded 1921 Type Non-profit Organisation Industry Non-Profit Revenue 1 to 5 billion (INR) per year Competitors Unknown Society for Science & the Public Photos Society for Science & the Public photo of: SSP staff at Broadcom MASTERS Society for Science & the Public photo of: SN magazines produced by our writers Society for Science & the Public photo of: Working together Society for Science & the Public photo of: Our amazing Science News writers Society for Science & the Public photo of: Awesome Con Society for Science & the Public photo of: Preparing for some eclipse fun Society for Science & the Public photo of: Showing off our Eclipse shirts

Skills

editorial, journalism, writing, magazine management, television, stories, news, articles, microsoft word, leadership, reporting, science, reviews, photos, health

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