DEADLINE: AAAS Diverse Voices in Science Journalism Internship

Event Date: 
January 5, 2024

Science is a global activity, but the demographics of the journalists who cover it don’t reflect that diversity. The Diverse Voices in Science Journalism Internship is for students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who want to learn more about science writing.

The program is designed for individuals with a deep commitment to extending the reach of science journalism into communities where there is currently limited participation. By training science journalists with a commitment to diverse communities, the program will help to build the capacity of those individuals to report on scientific issues to a general audience and expand access to the profession to persons including, but not limited to, individuals from diverse populations.

The internship takes place each summer at the Washington, DC headquarters of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. Interns spend 10 weeks at Science under the guidance of award-winning reporters and editors, and have a chance to experience what science writers do for a living. Interns are expected to contribute to the weekly news section, including bylined articles in the print and electronic news service.

The paid internship provides for travel to and from the internship site in Washington, DC. Living accommodations and expenses are the responsibility of the Intern. The internship runs from June to mid-August.

Deadline: Jan 5 for the June-August 2024 program.

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