Science Journalism Internship

Posted On: August 3, 2011

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: BioTechniques

Company Description

BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods is published by Informa plc, a major force in science publishing. Our aim is to provide authoritative research and analysis, up-to-the-minute news, comment and debate for all sectors of the Healthcare and Life Sciences community. We serve the commercial needs of business leaders, the research needs of the scientific community and the 'good practice' needs of healthcare professionals.

Job Description

Are you thinking about a career in science journalism but are not sure where to start? BioTechniques, a globally circulated life science publication that reaches an audience of more than 80,000 scientists, is currently seeking a science writing intern to develop and write news stories and feature articles for the online portion of the publication. This science writing internship provides a unique opportunity to learn about and participate in the creation of multimedia news content from inception to publication. Upon completion of this internship, you will have generated a professional science journalism portfolio consisting of news stories and feature articles published at, obtained a strong understanding of the latest cutting-edge research occurring in the life sciences, and developed numerous contacts within the greater biology community. The proposed length of the internship is four (4) months. Previous interns have gone on to full-time employment as well as highly respected graduate programs in science journalism.

To Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to:

Andrew S. Wiecek
52 Vanderbilt Ave., 16th floor
New York, NY 10017