Thursday, January 28, 2010

Another science writing internship opportunity

This was passed on from a friend of The Alternative Scientist:

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is looking for an intern, to be
based at its Washington, DC office, to help with the production of one of
the Society's journals, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
( Frontiers is published ten times a year
(both in print and online). Ecologists and environmental scientists make
up its primary readership.

The internship is a great opportunity to learn about the scientific
publishing process. Depending on experience and aptitude, the intern will
be involved in many different aspects of journal production, including
editing/proofreading, writing, podcasting, and image research, as well as
other day-to-day activities of the editorial office.

The internship includes a stipend of $2750 for 3 months. The successful
applicant should have a demonstrated knowledge of ecology, environmental
science, or biology, and an interest in, or experience in, publishing or

Application instructions:

Resume, cover letter, and two letters of reference should be sent
electronically to Dr. Sue Silver, Frontiers Editor-in-Chief
On e-mail subject line, please state: Frontiers Internship