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Science Communicator

Paid Internship

Rincón, Puerto Rico

job Description

Join the Isla Mar team to help develop coral reef conservation related communications and storytelling elements. We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic person who works well independently and has some experience with science and/or communications (such as, developing science-related social media content, journalism, copyediting, etc). The ideal candidate also has some knowledge of graphic design programs with a creative eye for developing new and unique ways to present technical information in an easy-to-understand format for all viewers/listeners. The selected candidate will help Isla Mar develop a Coral Reef Optimism workshop, create a template for disseminating Isla Mar project results in "arroz y habichuelas" style format, assist in creating promotional materials for community activities, assist with scripting and storytelling of Isla Mar project videos, among other related tasks. As an internship, you will be mentored and guided with this position.

minimum qualifications

H.S. diploma
1-2 years experience in communications
Computer with internet access
Reliable transportation
Ability to work independently
Task oriented
Flexible schedule, able to work in Rincon office on some days, able to attend outreach and field events when necessary
Strong written communication skills, proper use of grammar

desired qualifications

BA in Communications or BS in a science field
Experience using graphic design programs (Canva, Adobe)
Experience with video creation and editing
Overall experience with visual storytelling creation (storymapping, copy, editing, finalization)
Strong storytelling experience with ability to translate tough information into relatable and understandable parts to tell a scientific story

hours & compensation

$1,100/month; 20 hours/week
Oct 1, 2023 - July 31, 2024 (10 months)


September 15, 2023

how to apply

Please send your resume/CV and a cover letter that describes your qualifications to . Please write the job title in the subject line.

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