Title: Science Writing Intern - Summer
Position Type: Paid Internship (3 months duration, start date July 2, 2018)
Location: Washington, DC
What AGU does and offers our team
AGU is home to more than 60,000 scientists from 139 countries. As the Public Information Science Writing Intern, you will support a dynamic association of Earth and space scientists who advance research, collaborate across disciplines, and communicate the importance and impact of science to society. AGU offers our members exciting opportunities through top-ranked scientific journals, scientific meetings and conferences, and other educational and scientific programs, to present and publish research, gain leadership experience, mentor, and freely exchange knowledge.
What the Public Information Science Writing Intern does
AGU’s public information team identifies and disseminates newsworthy Earth and space science research findings to the press and public. This work ensures AGU is perceived as a reliable, authoritative and valuable source of high-quality Earth and space science information, while also increasing public awareness and appreciation of the Earth and space sciences and their implications for society and the environment.
The Public Information Science Writing Intern works with other members of AGU’s public information team to find and publicize the most newsworthy scientific papers coming out in AGU journals and presented at AGU meetings through press releases, blog posts and social media. By identifying and publicizing newsworthy Earth and space science research, the intern will gain real-world experience working as a public information officer at a major scientific organization.
The public information science writing intern will have opportunities to:
What the Public Information Science Writing Intern brings to the team
For consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume and 3 clips to
The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
Here are some of the values that guide AGU staff (see more at http://jobs.agu.org):
We believe in accountability and ownership of work, by taking responsibility for decisions and results. We believe in member and customer service, and that they come first through providing high quality service.
We believe in excellence and giving it our all, through striving to be outstanding. We believe in integrity by doing the right thing. We achieve this by being honest and fair.
Our teams believe that with teamwork, together we achieve more. We achieve this through collaboration. We believe in respect, that you earn it and give it, by open communication and collaboration.
AGU proudly offers a casual work environment, excellent compensation, generous work-life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package.
AGU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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