Job & Internships
Dallas Morning News: Health, Medicine & Science Reporting Fellow
Location: Dallas Texas
The purpose of the Dallas Morning News-Grady Health, Medicine & Science Reporting Fellowship will be to train the next generation of health care journalists over the next several years. More specifically, the fellowship program will provide journalists-in-training at the University of Georgia with hands-on reporting experience in a big-city newsroom. Each summer, a Grady journalist will work with a Dallas Morning News editor and cover the business of healthcare. The goal is to offer the first reporting fellowship in Summer 2020.
- Applications will be due by 10 a.m. on March 9, 2020 on Handshake
- Applicants will submit a resume, cover letter, five clips and/or writing samples, and three references (faculty or internship/job supervisor)
- Decisions will be made by a selection team from The Dallas Morning News; the fellow will be selected by March 27, 2020
- Applicants must have a B.A. or M.A. degree in progress and return to UGA post-fellowship
- Preference will be give to Grady students who have:
- Enrolled in the health and medical journalism program
- Successfully completed coursework focused on health, science or business journalism
- Successfully completed coursework in related fields, such as —but not limited to— public health, health policy, bioethics, medicine, health law, data science and business
- More than one writing sample for which the stories focus on health, science or a related topic
EXPECTATIONS OF FELLOW
The selected fellow will:
- Be required to work 40 hours per week for 12 weeks
- Be expected to write 10-12 stories or contribute significant reporting to several projects
- Be strongly encouraged to have a car, for ease of mobility across the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area
The fellow will earn $600 per week for 12 weeks.
STAT News Summer Internship
STAT, a national health and medicine publication, is now accepting applications for its internship program. We are looking for one current student (undergraduate or graduate) or early-career journalist who is interested in a career in health, science and medical journalism aimed to join us in Boston this summer.
The intern will dive right in as a general assignment reporter and be asked to handle both breaking news and to take on profiles, trend pieces and other stories. This is a paid position that will be based in Boston, where STAT shares headquarters with the Boston Globe. The internship is expected to run from June 2020-August 2020.
Interested candidates should fill out the following application form.
Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.
Intern – Medical Editorial
Summer Internship – 6/1 – 8/7
- research topics of greatest interest to young doctors
- provide background sheets for editors and follow up as skills permit
- research and detail resources most used by medical students
- provide editorial support to editors through internet research
- conduct background interviews and other methods as skills permit; would support business priorities of building young members through more targeted editorial and marketing efforts
Required (must be signified on resume):
- Minimum 3.2 GPA
- Enrolled in Undergrad or Graduate program and returning for the Fall 2020 semester.
- Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Pre-med or related majors
WebMD News Intern
WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine.
The intern will provide support to the team’s initiatives and priorities. Support tasks may include, but are not limited to:
- Write news briefs and stories, ensuring timeliness to meet fast-moving deadlines
- Conduct research for potential news topics, stories and visual elements such as infographics
- Work with social media team to create news that is social-media friendly
- Reach out to external experts and organizations for partnership and collaboration opportunities
Visit the following link for more information: https://jobs.jobvite.com/webmd/job/oA04bfwz
UGA’s College of Pharmacy is seeking a part-time graduate student worker who will primarily focus on research/stories, but will also help to prepare human interest features as needed. Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Mickey Y. Montevideo by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Policy & Communications Specialist: The The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is looking for an enthusiastic team player to help write and edit external communications, dissemination data visualization products, monitor news placements and more. Click here for more information about the position and how to apply.