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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Reporting for Medical Colleges

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Reporting for Medical Colleges

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Are you interested in writing about medical education, research and clinical care? Or are you a student looking for a paid summer internship? We've got options for you.

To keep up with the latest discussions on topics relevant to health journalists, follow Career GPS posts and job listings via RSS. To submit a job listing, send me an email at mrorella@usc.edu.

 

Featured Opportunities at the AAMC

Editorial Service Manager, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online and other
From the Website: "Develop, assign, and edit stories for AAMC Reporter, the associations monthly news and feature publication focused on medical education, research, and clinical care."

Writer/Editor, AAMC
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online
From the Website: "Write news and feature articles for the AAMC Reporter, a monthly publications focused on medical education, health care trends, medical research, clinical care delivery, and news and opinion about the field of 'academic medicine.'"

 

New Job and Internship Listings

Senior Editor, Women's Health
Location: New York, NY
Status: Full-time
Medium: Print and Online

Senior Editor, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (via Linkedin)
Location: Greater Chicago Area
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

Associate Director Media Relations and Communications, Save the Children
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

Writer/Editor, Emergency Medical Services Corporation (EMSC)
Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

Health/Science/Environmental Correspondent, via TeamPeople
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-time
Medium: Multimedia

Editorial Assistant, Prevention
Location: New York, NY
Status: Full-time
Medium: Print and Online

Assistant Web Content Manager, UCSF
Location: Laurel Heights, San Francisco
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online

Editorial Summer Intern, MedHelp (via Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Status: Full-time, paid internship (4 months)
Medium: Online

 

Workshops

To Think, To Write, To Publish:Forging a Working Bond Between Next Generation Science Communicators and the Next Generation of Science and Technology Policy Leaders, Arizona State University
Eligibility: Writers, journalists, poets, documentary filmmakers, museum communicators, and bloggers and others involved in alternative media, who are at the begining stages of their careers.
Location: Washington, D.C. and Tempe, Arizona
Date: October 2012 and May 2013
Cost: All expenses paid
From the Website: "A year-long program, supported by the National Science Foundation, featuring two multi-day workshops in Washington, DC and Tempe, Arizona. Twelve emerging communicators and 12 early-career science and innovation policy scholars will learn about creative/narrative nonfiction storytelling techniques; meet with and learn from creative writing and science journalism professors, museum professionals, and editors of mainstream publications; and collaborate, in scholar-communicator pairs, on narrative essays to appear in a nationally-distributed publication."

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I would like to write about health and nutrition. I am bilingual, please email me if someone is interested.

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Hi Wendy,

My name is Raquel Orellana and I'm a program associate at ReportingonHealth.org.

We welcome constributions from all members and we would love to read your posts.

I notice that you are not a member yet.  Please join the community at http://www.reportingonhealth.org/user/register and post away.

 

best,

Raquel

 
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I am a graduate student in the field of medical dosimetry. I am interested in medical journalism. How should I go about this?

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