The BA are running a Media Fellowship Scheme offering professional scientists and engineers the opportunity to experience first hand how the media works.
Want to learn how the media works?
The BA (British Association for the Advancement of Science) are running a Media Fellowship Scheme. The scheme offers professional scientists and engineers the opportunity to experience first hand how the media works. Those that are eligible will spend 3 to 8 weeks on a summer placement with a media organisation learning how science is reported in the media.
Previous host organisations have included The Guardian, BBC Radio, Nature online and Countryfile.
You are eligible to apply for the scheme if you:
· are a scientist, social scientist or engineer
· have a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience in your field
· are a UK citizen (non UK nationals in full time employment in the UK with a minimum of 2 years remaining on their contract are also able to apply)
· work at any level in an academic or research institution, industry, civil service or any other similar organisation
Applications are now open and the deadline is Friday 15 April 2005. For further information and online application visit the review site