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Love Science? Want to be a writer? Check out this program

 
 

 AAAS Minority Science Writers’ Internship

http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/scienceminority.shtml 

Location: Washington, D.C.

June – mid-August, 2011 (10 weeks)

Eligibility Criteria: Be enrolled in an academic program, as an undergraduate student, at the time of application • Minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing • Preference given to those students pursuing a degree in journalism • You must be a college undergraduate at the time you submit your application. Telephone interviews are conducted with semi-finalists in March. All candidates will be notified of the outcome by 15 April.

This internship program is for students interested in pursuing careers in science journalism. Students intern at the “headquarters of AAAS’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world, under the guidance of award-winning reporters and editors, and have a chance to experience what science writers do for a living. Interns will be expected to contribute to the weekly news section, including bylined articles in the print and electronic news service.” For testimonies from interns from 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, see website indicated above.

Stipend and transportation to and from Washington, D.C. provided – contact sponsor for details.

 Must be received by March 1st, 2011

Rahman A Culver; 202-326-6441; raculver@aaas.org

 PDF file: http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/MSWI_images/MSWI_Application.pdf

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