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Science Communications Internship (Paid Internship)

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Research!America | Arlington, VA
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Research!America


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Published 22 days ago

January 16, 2020
Internship salary is competitive, based on experience.
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Research!America’s Mission: The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all. We advocate for a federal policy climate that helps empower our nation’s biomedical and health research sectors as they work to accelerate medical progress. For more information about Research!America, click here


Job Summary: Research!America is offering a paid, temporary communications internship in our Arlington, Virginia office. Interns assist the organization in advancing its mission and objectives. Internships are typically 3 month full-time appointments (start and end dates are flexible). 


Duties:

  • Assist with basic website content updates
  • Assist with content for blog posts and social media accounts
  • Assist with preparations for speaking engagements
  • Write, proofread, fact-check and edit newsletter articles, press materials, and emails to Research!America members
  • Contribute to reports and analysis of media coverage
  • Contribute to analysis of survey data
  • Participate in communications strategy and program planning meetings
  • Provide on-site support at Capitol Hill briefings, programs and other events
  • Other projects as assigned


Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background, excellent writing and editing skills, and an interest in medical and health research and related policy issues. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) is required; experience with Web content management systems, blog software and social media is strongly preferred.

Graduate students, PhD candidates or post-doctoral researchers with a science, health, communications, public policy or related degree or degree program are preferred. 

Research!America’s Mission: The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all. We advocate for a federal policy climate that helps empower our nation’s biomedical and health…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Paid

Benefits

Research!America provides a transportation benefit and a convenient location in Crystal City.  

Research!America provides a transportation benefit and a convenient location in Crystal City.  

How to Apply

E-mail résumé, cover letter (including academic status and availability), three writing samples, and three references with contact information by Thursday, January 16, 2020 to hr@researchamerica.org. No calls, please.

E-mail résumé, cover letter (including academic status and availability), three writing samples, and three references with contact information by Thursday, January…

Location

241 18th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202

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