Science Web Editorial Internship Opportunity

Science Magazine
Washington, DC

Science, the world’s largest-circulation journal of general scientific research, news, and commentary, has an opening for an intern to assist the Web editorial team for the www.sciencemag.org site. This full-time position runs for six months and is based at our headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C. The internship is expected to pay $14.00 to $16.00 an hour, depending on skills and qualifications.

The Internship

The intern will work with the Web editorial team of Science on a variety of content-focused projects touching a range of topics and media.

Specific tasks may include conducting interviews for the Science Podcast, audio editing, video capture and editing, animation, and web production; helping to build up and support Science’s efforts in social-media channels such as Facebook and Twitter; assisting with other Web content related to Science special issues and editorial efforts; writing Web-friendly or audio-friendly summaries of scientific research; filling in as needed for absent staff; and providing other help as needed to staff writers/producers/editors.

Who Should Apply

The candidate should have completed their undergraduate or graduate education (or be wrapping up their senior year) when they apply, and should have an educational background in science, as well as demonstrated writing talent, hands-on experience in multimedia editing, familiarity with social media, and basic HTML and office software skills.

How to Apply

Interested parties should apply online at the AAAS Employment Application website, under requisition #2123, and attach a resume and brief cover letter including links to writing samples or other samples of online work.

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