Further details on [Job, Heidelberg] Communications intern for jnl "Science in School"

Via @SciGrads – the listing at their page included a PDF though it seemed to be for another job so I’ve not included it.

Application appears to be by email but I didn’t spot an application form as such, or instructions to send a CV, but that information might be found at EMBL’s Heidelbert page for this job

Communications intern with the journal Science in School
EMBL site:

EMBL Heidelberg

Commencing date:
1 May 2010 or later

Job description:
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory, based in Heidelberg, Germany, is seeking an intern to join the European journal for science teachers, Science in School. We are inviting applications from recent graduates who have had training in communication and would like to enrich their skills by gaining practical experience in the field of science publishing. Internships will last 4-6 months.

The intern will gain an insight into all aspects of producing a journal. He or she will edit and write articles on a wide range of science topics, create web pages, and generally assist with the running of the journal. The successful candidate will have a background in science, excellent writing skills and an interest in science education. He or she will be well organised, with an eye for detail and able to work both independently and in a team. Excellent command of spoken and written English is required.

Qualifications and experience:
The successful candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Office products; knowledge of HTML (e.g. Dreamweaver) and graphics software (Photoshop and Illustrator) would be an asset.

Closing date:
30 April 2010

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.

Please note that EMBL does not return CVs or attached documents to applicants.

General enquiries may be sent to jobs@embl.de or to the following address:

EMBL, Personnel, Postfach 10.2209, 69012 Heidelberg, Germany

To apply, send an e-mail to the Editor-in-Chief, eleanor.hayes@embl.de, quoting ref. no. W/10/T/07 in the subject line.

About Science in School

Science in School is a European journal to promote inspiring science teaching. It is freely available online and up to 20 000 print copies of each issue are distributed across Europe at no cost to the recipients. The journal is printed in English, but online articles are provided in many European languages. Initially supported by the European Commission, Science in School is published and fully funded by EIROforum, a partnership between Europe’s seven intergovernmental research organisations.

Interpreting ???science??? broadly, Science in School covers not only biology, physics and chemistry, but also maths, earth sciences, engineering and medicine. The journal features news about the latest scientific discoveries, current science topics, teaching materials, projects in science education, interviews with inspiring teachers and scientists, reviews of books, films and websites, events for teachers and many other useful resources for science teachers.


Important Information to Applicants: EMBL does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees). EMBL does not concern itself with information on bank accounts.

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