The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offers volunteer and paid internships throughout the year, including several listed below. For additional opportunities and a complete list of internships for which we are currently accepting applications, please visit the AAAS Employment Application System.
- Science News Writing Internship
- Science Web Editorial Internship
- AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship
- Office of Government Relations (OGR) Internship (Apply directly to OGR)
- Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy (CSTSP) Internship
- Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law (SRHRL) Program Internship (Apply directly to SRHRL)
- Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion (DoSER) Internship
Publishing and Member Services
How to Apply
To apply for an internship, please visit the AAAS Employment Application System unless otherwise noted. For more information on how to apply an internship that is not listed in the online application system, please visit the Program or Office page that is indicated above.
If you have questions, you may e-mail a message to a Human Resources Representative. Our normal business hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST. Our TDD number for the hearing impaired is (202) 326-6728.
Volunteer internships at AAAS exist to make use of training and abilities of undergraduate and graduate students in developing special projects or studies for the organization. Students can relate their education and training to particular subject areas in providing services. Volunteer internships can be full-time or part-time and students can earn college credit depending on the requirements of the college or university.
Paid internships exist at AAAS to provide actual or practical work experience. Students apply knowledge gained through their education to work situations. Paid internships can be full-time or part-time and are granted for a period of less than 6 months.
The AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a non-smoking work environment.
Thank you for your interest in AAAS and for visiting the AAAS Internship Opportunities Web Site.