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Naked Scientists Prize Internship

Looking to kick-start a career in science media? The Naked Scientists have an opening for an intern to join their award-winning team this summer.

The successful applicant, who will also receive a cash award of £1000, will spend a period of 8 – 10 weeks gaining experience in making science radio programmes and podcasts, web development, science writing, video editing and production. Full funding is also provided to enable the sucessful applicant to attend the 2014 British Science Association (BSA) festival, in Birmingham.

“The Naked Scientists” broadcasts on BBC radio stations across the UK, and worldwide as a podcast, which is consistently near the top of the iTunes Science podcast charts in the UK, US, Canada and Australia.

This internship, which is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC), is open to UK-based students (including Masters and PhD students and recent graduates) who hold or are registered for a science or engineering-based University degree.

Whether you’re interested in live radio; writing news or features; producing online video or developing online content, let us know what you think you could bring to the Naked Scientists, and what you would hope to get from the internship. Please include both email and telephone contact details.


Those wishing to apply should send a CV, cover letter and any additional supporting documents to Dr Chris Smith, The Naked Scientists, Dept. of Pathology, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP.

The deadline for applications is May 31st 2014; selected applicants will be invited to interview in June.

For further information please telephone 01223 761655

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