Quanta Magazine is looking for a motivated writing intern for the summer of 2021. This is an outstanding opportunity for a beginning science journalist to dive into physics, mathematics, biology and computer science while developing writing, researching, fact checking and general editorial skills. This paid internship has a full-time (40 hours per week) requirement. It will take place between June and August at the magazine’s New York City office.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist editors and writers with research and fact checking; contact scientists and press officers to track down and verify information and supporting materials for articles, blog posts and other features. Research, report and write Abstractions blog posts. Research, pitch and develop a feature news article. Manage the general inbox. Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required.