31 December 2020



(Fully Funded)


Internship Science Journalism 2020

ESO Education and Public Outreach Department (ePOD) is responsible for the organisation’s outreach activities. A wide range of programs and activities are used to meet the specific requirements of television, print and online media, such as press releases and broadcast material for the media. ePOD embraces a multimedia approach to public outreach and produces high-quality printed material such as brochures, books, annual reports, newsletters, posters etc.

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The European Southern Observatory (ESO), formally the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere, is a 16-nation intergovernmental research organization for ground-based astronomy. Created in 1962, ESO has provided astronomers with state-of-the-art research facilities and access to the southern sky.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • science
  • science communication
  • science journalism

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 months up to a maximum of 6 months

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • We are looking for people who want to gain experience in science communication of frontline astronomy projects.

  • You should have some previous experience in written science communication in English and in particular communicating astronomy or other physical sciences to the public.

  • You should also have a knowledge of astronomy that allows you to understand scientific papers.

  • You must be fluent in English both written and oral and have strong MS Office applications skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Candidates currently studying or having recently completed a University degree in science, science communication or science journalism, are preferred.

  • Provide clear, concise and timely written and oral communications.
  • Work under time pressure and deliver to agreed deadlines and standards.
  • Work both on your own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Build good collaborative working relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds and disciplines.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

Scholarship Cover:

  • A monthly allowance to cover your living expenses.
  • Accommodation.
  • The cost of a return trip from/to your home station.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply online from Here.

Second Step: Complete the applications in English.

Third Step: The application include a motivation letter and your CV.

Fourth Step: Please also upload samples of your work (Applications without samples will not be evaluated).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Akram Salah / Egypt

Reviewed by” Razan Sameh / Egypt 
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