SMC seeking summer intern

The Science Media Centre is looking for a summer intern / volunteer to lend a hand with day-to-day operations of the centre. 

The successful candidate will work alongside our team, learning more about the breadth and depth of the New Zealand science system and gaining insight into how the media works. We have a number of projects to offer, ranging from data entry and website improvements to writing on science topics and assisting with media briefings and press releases.

We are looking for:

  • a reliable self-starter, willing to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion;
  • interested in science, environment, health, technology and other research-driven topics;
  • solid web skills (content management); excellent writing skills;
  • available to help out in our Thorndon, Wellington office for a minimum of 15 hours a week in Jan-Feb 2014

We may consider alternative dates or an ongoing volunteer arrangement if desired. For more information, please contact Dacia Herbulock at the Science Media Centre on 04 499 5476.

To apply, please send an expression of interest and CV with “SMC summer internship” in the subject line, no later than 23 Dec 2013.