Science Journalist Internships with Research Africa

November 15, 2012

Research Africa is looking for African Science Journalists for a 7 month internship in Cape Town. If you are interested, apply before November 20th, 2012.

Research Africa is offering African science journalists an intensive seven-month science journalism internship at its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa.

The internship will begin in January 2013. The successful applicant will spend their time honing their journalism skills in Cape Town and at Research Africa's sister offices in London, as well as go on a reporting trip to an African country.The intern will work with Research Africa's excellent editorial team which produces news and analysis on African research funding and science trends on the continent.

Research Africa will cover the costs of travel to and from South Africa, accommodation and a small stipend. Visa costs will be reimbursed if valid receipts are submitted. The internship is funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) as one of their five science journalism awards.

All interested applicants should apply before November 20th, 2012.