Summer Reporting Intern, Spectrum

Employer Simons Foundation
Location New York, NY
Type Internship
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Posted on February 16, 2021

Description

Spectrum is seeking an intern to report and write articles for the Spectrum site. This is an excellent opportunity for a beginning science journalist to cover the fast-moving field of autism. The internship is expected to start early June 2021 and will last 3-4 months.

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

  • Report and write articles for the Spectrum site

  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

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.

THE SIMONS FOUNDATION’S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. The Simons Foundation actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.