Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices.

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Summary:
Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices.
 
Description:
Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices. The internship runs for 6 months beginning in early January.
 
Our interns are treated like staff reporters. They travel for stories and write for both the website and print magazine. Top candidates will have a strong background in both science and journalism, and should demonstrate a desire to cover the process of science for an audience of researchers, administrators and decision makers. Past interns have gone on to staff positions at Chemical & Engineering News, Science News, Gizmodo and Nature.
 
How to apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three clips. Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the United States.
 
Applications are due by Sept. 10.
 
 
 
 
Please apply using our online application system.
Visit our website at www.springer.com.
We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Springer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.