HCRC Offers Internship with National Science Foundation

For the second year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (OLPA) is working with the Health Communication Research Center at the Missouri School of Journalism to offer internships for the summer.

DETAILS
NSF is looking for students who have experience with video creation and production, specifically using Final Cut Pro or Avid. An interest in science and/or science communication is a plus.

Those selected for these internships will at NSF in Arlington, VA (DC metro area) and have the opportunity to work on a variety of studio interviews and multimedia projects, including NSF news stories, video content for science360.gov, U.S. News and World Report and other websites, and podcasts.

The position is unpaid, although NSF will subsidize metro transport to and from the Foundation. Students could also work with the J-School undergraduate and graduate student offices about possible course credit for the internship.

Applicants can be undergrads or grad students (M.A. or Ph.D.).

APPLICATION PROCESS
Anyone interested should send the following:
·         A resume (PDF or Word)
·         A letter of intent explaining interest in this internship (PDF or Word)
·         A link to view a sample of your video work

All application materials should be sent to: Jon Stemmle at stemmlej@missouri.edu. Decisions on those who are accepted will be made by April 2, 2012.

Deadline to submit an application is noon on Friday, March 16, 2012.

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