The AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship

Who Is Eligible:

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Pitts Family Foundation is proud to offer a summer internship program for minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. Experience what it’s like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.

The Internship takes place at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of AAAS’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world.

The program is a paid, 10-week experience under the guidance of the weekly magazine’s award-winning staff of professional science writers and editors.


The internship is open to any minority undergraduate with a serious interest in science writing. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a degree in journalism. You must be enrolled in an academic program at the time you submit your application.

Deadline: 02/01/2018 Based on last year's deadline.
Amount: Summer internship at the Washington, DC headquarters of AAAS's Science magazine.
How to apply:

Please visit: AAAS - Internships
for application and/or additional information.


The 2018 online application will be open from Oct. 16th 2017 - Feb. 1st 2018