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Summer Internships Nasa Mars Journalism Intern

For those who are fascinated by space exploration and have a passion for journalism, NASA's Mars Journalism Internship in Mountain View is a dream come true. This unique opportunity offers interns the chance to learn about the latest developments in Mars exploration and report on them to a global audience.

NASA's Mars Journalism Internship is a 10-week summer program that is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in science journalism. Interns will have the opportunity to work at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, and will gain hands-on experience in science reporting, multimedia journalism, and social media outreach.

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The responsibilities of a Mars Journalism Intern include:

  • Researching and reporting on the latest developments in Mars exploration and NASA's mission to explore the Red Planet.
  • Writing articles and creating multimedia content for NASA's website and social media channels.
  • Attending NASA events and conducting interviews with scientists, engineers, and other experts.
  • Assisting with social media outreach and engagement.
  • Collaborating with other interns and NASA staff to develop new content ideas.

To be eligible for the Mars Journalism Internship, candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to write clearly and concisely.
  • Must have a passion for science and a strong interest in space exploration.

Candidates with previous journalism or media experience will have an advantage, but it is not required.


To succeed as a Mars Journalism Intern, candidates should possess the following skills:

  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent writing and storytelling abilities.
  • Proficiency in multimedia journalism, including video and audio production.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and engagement strategies.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Job Benefits

The Mars Journalism Internship offers interns a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in science journalism and multimedia production. Other benefits include:

  • Working alongside NASA scientists and engineers.
  • Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment.
  • Exposure to the latest developments in Mars exploration and space science.
  • Opportunities for professional development and networking.
  • Competitive pay and stipend for housing and travel expenses.

To apply for the Mars Journalism Internship or to learn more about the program, visit the NASA Internship website at intern.nasa.gov. Alternatively, candidates can contact the program coordinator at marsinterns@nasa.gov for more information. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of NASA's mission to explore Mars and share the story with the world.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
6 months
Space agency
Job Location
Mountain View, California, USA, Mountain View, California, 94039, USA
Working Hours
Base Salary
€10-€20 Per hour
Date posted
April 30, 2024
Valid through
May 2, 2024
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