Fall Writing Intern, The Transmitter

Employer The Transmitter
Location New York, NY
Type Internship
Apply by Not specified
Posted on June 10, 2024

Description

The Transmitter is seeking an intern to report and write news articles for The Transmitter site. This is an excellent opportunity for a beginning science journalist to cover the fast-moving field of neuroscience. This paid internship has a 24 hour-per-week minimum requirement. The internship is expected to start in early September 2024 and will last 3-4 months. The internship will take place at the Simons Foundation’s New York City office.

The Transmitter offers up-to-date news and analysis of neuroscience, written by journalists and scientists.

You will learn how to report and write articles that educate, challenge and inspire our audience of scientists, and you’ll leave with a collection of great clips. A background or strong interest in neuroscience, genetics, cognition and behavior is essential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch, report and write articles for the The Transmitter site
  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Some graduate science journalism coursework preferred

Experience

  • A background or strong interest in neuroscience, genetics, cognition and behavior.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Please submit a résumé and cover letter describing your interest in this position.

COMPENSATION

  • This internship pays $20 to $25 per hour, depending on experience.

Apply here.