[Job, Washington, USA] NPR, Science Desk intern, paid, clos 31 July #scicomm jobs

According to the tweet above it’s paid but there aren’t salary details on this page.

NPR
Fall 2015: Science Desk
https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/2499/fall-2015:-science-desk/job

ID: 2015-2499
Location: US-DC-Washington
Division: News & Information
Type: Intern
Semester: Fall 2015 – Dates: 9/14/15 – 12/18/15 (14 September to 18 December)
Application Deadline: 7/31/15 (31 July)

Overview:
NPR’s Science Desk is looking for an editorial intern, a multimedia intern or hybrid for Fall 2015.

Applicants can apply as primarily an editorial or multimedia intern. For hybrid candidacy, pick the one that suits your strengths and tell us about your skills in other areas.
Responsibilities:

Editorial Responsibilities:

  • Research and report science and health news and feature coverage on NPR.org.
  • Write posts for the Science Desk’s blogs, including Shots, the health blog, and The Salt, the food blog, and Goats & Soda, the global health and development blog.
  • Assist in building Web pages and multimedia elements.
  • Collaborate with NPR reporters and editors on projects across platforms.

Multimedia Responsibilities:

  • Assist with photo and video research and editing for science, health and food coverage on NPR.org
  • Work with the digital news team to assist with visual story development including editing of staff and freelance photos.
  • Preparation of photos for the website.
  • Assists in building Web pages and multimedia elements.
  • Assist in data visualization and graphics production.
  • Photography and videography as needed.

Qualifications:

Editorial Qualifications:

• Interest and knowledge in science, health and food
• Must have excellent writing, researching and editing skills
• Ability to work quickly, accurately and under deadline
• Demonstrated interest in news and science
• Experience preferred in blogging, web production, and photo editing with Photoshop.

Knowledge of NPR web content and radio programming is preferred and flexibility/creativity is a plus.

Please submit a portfolio of relevant work, including up to three clips. Published clips are preferred.

Multimedia Qualifications:

• Interest and knowledge in science, health and food
• Still and video shooting skills
• Data visualization and graphics skills
• Ability to work quickly, accurately and under deadline pressure
• A self-starter who can respond to feedback and editorial direction
• Ability to pitch and execute original story ideas
• The ability to exhibit creativity and to show flexibility in handling different kinds of assignments

Please submit a portfolio of relevant work, including photography, graphics, data visualization and video work.

Duties for multimedia and editorial interns may also include:

• Routine administrative tasks
• Scheduling interviews
• Retrieving archival tape
• Attending editorial meetings
• Other work as needed

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