Do you, too, fucking love science? Do you fucking love writing and editing too? If so, you’re gonna fucking love this job opportunity: a paid internship at I Fucking Love Science, one of the internet’s top science sites.
Compensation: 2,000 USD per month for the duration of the internship.
Internship duration: 3 months. Possibility of permanent position for the right candidate.
Desirable skills: Strong interest in science, social media and writing. Excellent writing skills and basic image manipulation/editing skills a bonus.
Qualifications and experience: Degree required, ideally in science or writing. Professional experience not necessary but any experience in writing, blogging or social media would be beneficial.
Hours: 37 hours per week, flexible. Must be able to work some weekend and evenings.
Location: This position is remote. International applicants welcome.
Start date: Flexible throughout June.
How to apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, names of three references and two writing samples in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Monday June 2nd 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
Experience what it’s like to be part of an editorial team that cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our world.
IFLScience.com is one of the fastest growing science websites on the Internet. We cover all fields of science for a general readership and we are now accepting applications for a science writer intern.
This is a paid Internship and you are expected to work full-time from your home office (minimum of 37 hours per week) under the guidance of IFLScience editors and writers. The IFLScience writers showcase the most unique, interesting and fascinating science related content and photos from the world’s leading universities and research organizations in a fresh, humorous, and informative way.
As an intern you will be responsible for editing and proof reading articles, monitoring social media channels, basic image manipulation/editing and assisting the writers in other ways. You will be given the opportunity to write for the website and generate your own story ideas.
The internship is intended for people planning careers in science writing with the opportunity of moving into a staff writing position on IFLScience.
Preference is given to people completing an advanced degree in journalism or science.