Publishing Internship at Frontiers – Ecological Society of America

Publishing Internship at Frontiers – Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is looking for an intern, to be based at its Washington, DC, office, beginning in May 2014, to help with the production of one of the Society’s journals, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (www.frontiersinecology.org).
The internship is a great opportunity to learn about the scientific publishing process and how journals are produced. Depending on experience and aptitude, the intern will be involved in many different aspects of journal production, including editing/proofreading, writing, and image research, as well as other day-to-day activities of the editorial office. Experience with twitter an advantage.
The internship includes a small stipend. The successful applicant should have a background in ecology, environmental science, or a related discipline; an interest in, or experience with, publishing or science writing would be an advantage. Resumé and names/contact details of two references should be emailed to Dr. Sue Silver, Frontiers Editor-in-Chief (suesilver@esa.org). Please specify availability (a minimum of 3 months). Closing date for applications is May 5th, 2014.

The ESA is a non-partisan, nonprofit professional society, founded in 1915, to promote ecological science. Applicants unfamiliar with the ESA are encouraged to visit www.esa.org.

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