Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Write for the Buzz

We're looking for a Science Writing Intern. The intern will contribute regularly to this blog and will work to promote physics news with APS Media Relations.

It's a paying internship that comes with benefits and a bit of cash to cover moving expenses, in case you don't happen to live near our offices in College Park, MD.

Check out the position announcement below or click the link at the top of the post to find out more.


Science Writing Intern

The American Physical Society (APS) is offering a full-time Science Writing Intern position. This position is currently open and will be a 3 to 6 month, full-time, paid position, based at APS Headquarters in College Park, MD. 


Intern duties include: assisting the APS Head of Media Relations in preparing press releases about physics research, as well as identifying and summarizing newsworthy journal papers and APS conference presentations. In addition, the intern will post items on the APS blog PhysicsBuzz on a regular basis and write a range of stories for APS News — a monthly tabloid distributed to the APS members. Other duties involve writing news stories for Inside Science News Service, participating in planning meetings for APS News, and producing physics podcasts for general audiences.


Advanced undergraduate physics course work, BA/BS in physics or related science preferred. Writing courses or published writing for non-scientists desired. Journalism and English majors with minors in a physical science or extensive physical science coursework will also be considered. 


Vacation and sick leave, as well as health and dental insurance.
The position is based at our headquarters office in College Park. 

American Center for Physics
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD  20740-3844  

To apply, resumes with cover letters should be e-mailed to


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