Open to: Science students (BS, MS, or PHD) 

Work in a Wyoming News Outlet and write about science, environment, outdoors, ag, and more Email for the application by Fri. Jan. 15

 - Prospective interns must complete the application, which includes submitting a writing sample, cover letter, and resume

- Prospective interns should be pursuing a degree in science (broadly defined) and want to develop science journalism skills

- Interns will work 12 weeks in the summer of 2021

- Interns may work between 20 and 40 hours a week

- Interns will earn $12.50 per hour if an undergraduate student, $15 per hour if a master's student, or $17.50 per hour if a doctoral student

- Interns will have a stipend for reporting duties, such as any travel or workshops related to the internship

- Interns will work with the internship director, Dr. Kristen Landreville, to identify a specific Wyoming media outlet to intern for in the state

- Interns will be required to complete science journalism and communication readings throughout the summer internship

- Preference given to applicants who are enrolled in the Media, Science, and Society class (ENR 4700/5700) that will be taught in Spring 2021

- Past interns have worked at Wyoming Public Radio, newspapers around the state, and Western Confluence magazine.

To apply for the internship program, email Dr. Kristen Landreville at for the application. You will also need to submit:

1. Cover letter that includes an explanation about why you’re interested in the science journalism internship.

2. Resume that includes any relevant journalism, writing, communication, and outreach experience

3. Application (email Dr. Landreville for the application)

4. Writing sample

Funded by Wyoming ESPCOR NSF Award 1655726



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