Science Writing Internship

Program Description

The Fermilab Office of Communication science writing internship provides the opportunity to write for Fermilab’s online publications, including press releases and website content. Jointly with SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Fermilab also publishes Symmetry, an online magazine about the science, people and culture of particle physics.

Interns may also write for other laboratory publications and Fermilab’s websites, and may be given the opportunity to assist with media events, social media and general public relations activities.

Eligibility

  • Recent graduates of a science-writing or journalism program or recent undergraduates with a degree in English, journalism, communications or science.
  • Training in journalism – optimal
  • 0-2 years of published writing experience
  • Evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the United States

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Resume
  • Three writing samples, published or unpublished
  • Cover letter – optional

Deliverables

  • Online application
  • Exit survey

Key Dates

Program Dates
January-May 2019

Application Period
September 25-October 12, 2018

Acceptance Date
November 2108

Ready to apply?

Fill out the online application, and be prepared to present any other application requirements.
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Questions?

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