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Join Science as an Editorial Intern and learn the ins and outs of the Insights section’s editorial process. Reporting to the books and culture editor, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the annual Fall Review Roundup, which in 2023—with your help—will feature a range of science media recommendations for our readers: from books, to podcasts, to films, to plays, to games.
This is a paid, full-time summer internship and will last 12 weeks. 
Are you ready to be a Force for Science?
What You’ll Do  
  • Help the editor identify media to review, research potential reviewers, provide feedback on reviews, and work with the design team to commission original art and identify supporting imagery for page layouts 
  • Additional duties as assigned   
Minimum Qualifications  
  • Interns must be currently enrolled in a university or college program related to science, science journalism, history or philosophy of science 
  • Experience in writing about science for a non-technical audience
Application Process  
  • Submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 2 science writing samples by April 17, 2023. Please do not send examples of technical writing (ex. scientific papers). Submit writing samples as PDFs or Word files, not as URLs. Please submit your entire application as a single pdf document, if possible. 
  • If you are unable to upload a cover letter with your application, or if your documents are too large or you have multiple files, e-mail them directly to with the subject line, “Editorial Internship – Application Materials: [Applicant Name]”. 
  • A Recruiter will contact you with next steps if you are selected for an interview.
This internship is open to remote workers in select states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where AAAS has a business presence, you may not be eligible for this position. Please contact our Talent Team at with any questions regarding your eligibility. The start and end dates for this 12-week internship are flexible.
The anticipated initial rate of compensation for this position is $17.50 per hour. AAAS interns are eligible for SmarTrip transit benefits. 
Any actual offer of employment, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be made in the sole discretion of AAAS and will be based on a variety of factors, including years of experience, depth of experience, and other relevant factors. AAAS reserves the right to amend or modify its employment benefits and compensation structure at any time. AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.