Duties and Responsibilities
The Princeton University Office of the Dean for Research intern is responsible for writing about Princeton University research for a non-technical audience. The intern writes news articles, feature articles, web content and other items in the style used by major newspapers and magazines. Responsibilities include reading scientific papers, interviewing faculty members, writing, rewriting, compiling information for reports, and acquiring illustrations.
Professional Development Opportunities
The intern develops science writing skills that are applicable toward working in science journalism and research communications. The articles produced by the intern typically appear in the print and online versions of Princeton's annual research publication (discovery.princeton.edu(link is external)), on the Office of the Dean for Research website (research.princeton.edu), and in other publications and types of media (audio, video, social) as appropriate.
The intern must have excellent writing skills and possess the ability to write about science for the non-specialist. The intern's educational background should include previous training or current enrollment in science journalism or writing classes at the undergraduate or graduate level. Applicants do not have to be Princeton University students. The successful candidate must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment, meeting regular deadlines and handling multiple projects simultaneously. Skills in podcasting, video production and social media are also valuable.
Dates: Eight weeks (approximately early-June to early-August; exact dates are flexible)
Time: Full-time (40 hour/week)
Location: Intern will work remotely
Deadline: March 1, 2021
The Promoting Underrepresented Minorities Advancing in the Sciences (PUMAS) summer internship program aims to provide historically underrepresented community college students with lab experience before they transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).
Due date: March 12, 2021
To be eligible, you must:
The dates for the 2021 PUMAS internship program are tentatively from Thursday, July 1, 2021, to Friday, September 10, 2021, but interns will only need to commit to an 8-week period during this time frame.
The internship will take place at Gladstone Institutes, located at 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158. Some aspects of the program may be held remotely depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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