Quanta Magazine seeks fall writing intern
Quanta Magazine is hiring for a motivated writing intern for the fall of 2021. This is an outstanding opportunity for a beginning science journalist to dive into physics, mathematics, biology and computer science while developing writing, researching, fact-checking and general editorial skills.
This is a paid internship and has a 24 hour-per-week minimum requirement taking place between September and December.
- Assist editors and writers with research and fact checking; contact scientists and press officers to track down and verify information and supporting materials for articles, blog posts and other features
- Research, report and write Abstractions blog posts
- Research, pitch and develop a feature news article
- Manage the general inbox
- Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required
- Bachelor’s degree
- Some graduate science journalism coursework preferred
- A background or strong interest in reporting and writing about physics, mathematics, biology or computer science
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in this position
- Five writing clips
- Names of two references