Science Journalism (Internship)

  • 2 Astor Pl, New York, NY 10003, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

Are you a fan of or have read Politico, The Economist, The HillFast Company, and Vanity Fair? Well, take the present-day concepts for those magazines and put the focus on educated millennials in their late 20s to early 30s.

Modern Treatise is the cultural fiber that connects people to the creators, tastemakers and achievers across multiple arenas, as well as sparking conversation around the cultural themes that impact the world around you.

Through well-researched exposition and informed perspective, Modern Treatise is the premiere destination for our affluent and aspirational discerning readers. 

Job Description

Are you the next Maggie Koerth-Baker, John Bohannon, Ben Parr, or Jenna Wortham?

The Science Writer intern will cover all environmental, life sciences, and technology-oriented content that identifies with and topically relates to the Modern Treatise vision/target demographic.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Write a bi-weekly column focused on topics ranging from the environment, life sciences, and the technology area. 

Duration: 6 months

This is a virtual and unpaid internship. Yet, you will gain valuable writing experience.

Note: Metro San Francisco, Chicago and New York residents strongly encouraged to apply, but location not required. 


The candidate must be able to provide a critical analysis of the current trends and latest developments.

The candidate also needs to be on top of the continual emergence of technological advancement and the impact they might have on society. 

Preferably applicants should be a college graduate or graduate student studying journalism or English (or a related field) and have prior writing/reporting experience with your school newspaper or another publication. Dedicated writers/editors/bloggers with non-traditional backgrounds are also welcome to apply. Must be able to give a year commitment.

Additional Information

To learn more about Modern Treatise view the media kit ( and to apply visit the page ( and forward cover letter, resume stating experience and three published clips.

A. N. Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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