Editorial Intern, Scientific American

Springer Nature, New York, NY

A world-leading research, educational, and professional publisher.

Duration: Full-Time

Scientific American seeks a spring editorial intern who has an interest in science, health and environmental journalism. The intern will be fully integrated into our editorial team and contribute to our award-winning coverage of science discoveries, science policy, public health, social science, technology, and insights and innovations that matter.

Scientific American’s editorial intern will report and write weekly news and analysis articles for the website and at least one short story per month for the print magazine's news section, Advances. The intern may also contribute to or assist with a variety of other editorial projects including, but not limited to: videos and podcasts, Q&As, book reviews, infographics and other forms of visual storytelling, and events such as webinars. This position pays $20 per hour and requires 3 to 5 days a week—up to 35 hours—for 3-4 months in the spring. Candidates who can work from our New York City office are preferred if pandemic restrictions allow it.

Must have command over the basics of reporting and writing and a strong interest in science, health, environment and/or technology topics. An undergraduate degree in a science discipline is preferred but not required.

How to apply:
By November 8, please upload a single document including your cover letter, resume and three clips. We weigh the cover letter heavily.

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