Editorial Intern, Scientific American

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

Scientific American, the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology since 1845. Scientific American has 3.5 million print and tablet readers worldwide, more than 7.5 million visitors on ScientificAmerican.com, and appears in 13 translated editions, which are read in more than 30 countries.


Scientific American seeks an intern who has an interest in science, health and environmental journalism. The  intern will be fully integrated into our editorial team and contribute to our award-winning coverage of science discoveries, science policy, public health, social science, technology, and insights and innovations that matter.



Scientific American’s editorial intern will report and write weekly news and analysis articles for the website and at least one short story per month for the print magazine's news section, Advances. The intern may also contribute to or assist with a variety of other editorial projects including, but not limited to: videos and podcasts, Q&As, book reviews, infographics and other forms of visual storytelling, and events such as webinars. This position pays $20 per hour and is full time—up to 35 hours—for 3-4 months ideally starting Aug. 15, with some flexibility on dates. This position is located in our New York office. 



Must have command over the basics of reporting and writing and a strong interest in science, health, environment and/or technology topics. An undergraduate degree in a science discipline is preferred but not required.


How to apply:

By July 5, please upload a single document including your cover letter, resume and three clips. We weigh the cover letter heavily.


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Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.