Science Policy Internship with Science magazine(Winter-Spring 2012) (Intern/Temporary)

Science Policy Internship with Science magazine(Winter-Spring 2012)  (Intern/Temporary)

Location: Washington DC  

Science Magazine, the largest circulating weekly of basic research - founded in 1880 by Thomas Alva Edison and published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - is offering an internship program for an individual interested in science policy and politics. Science is accepting applications for a 6-month period: a winter-spring internship from January through June (deadline, December 15) .

Candidates should have completed their undergraduate education in a laboratory science or non-laboratory social/political science discipline when they apply. They will need to monitor the web for information relevant to specific projects of interest to the Commentary and News section of Science magazine.  Skill at conducting literature research and enthusiasm about the political process and science policy are essential.   Experience with multimedia presentation of data and ideas would be an added benefit, but not essential.

The Science intern will join the regular news and editorial staff in Washington, DC, Science pays a modest salary.

In addition to the required resume, interested parties should also attach a brief cover letter including links to published writing samples or other samples of online work.

To apply for an internship, please visit http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/employmentataaas/ and apply under the internship posting through our online application system.