ESO Science Communication Internship 2024

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ESO Science Communication Internship 2024 is a fully funded internship for international students. The duration of the internship is three months up to a maximum of six months. The Internship will provide a monthly allowance to cover your living expenses, accommodation and the cost of a return trip from/to your home station.

ESO Education and Public Outreach Department (ePOD) is responsible for the organization’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.

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

ESO Internship Summary

  • Institution(s): ESO
  • Location: Germany
  • Internship Focused Areas: Science communication of frontline astronomy projects.
  • Internship Period: The duration of the internship is 3 to 6 months.
  • Internship Deadline: December 31, 2023

ESO Internship Benefits

ESO Science Communication Internship will provide:

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

Eligibility Criteria for ESO Internship

Applicants must fulfill the following criteria for ESO Science Communication Internship:

  • Required Languages: English. You must be fluent in English both written and oral.
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • 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 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.

How to Apply for ESO Internship

Please follow the following application instructions to win ESO Science Communication Internship :

  1. Apply online from Here.
  2. Complete the applications in English.
  3. The application include a motivation letter and your CV.
  4. Please also upload samples of your work (Applications without samples will not be evaluated).


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