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New Science Communications Internship Offered

Thursday, August 01, 2013

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 This year's intern class
 

The Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS) and the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS) have partnered with the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) in the School of Medicine to offer a new internship opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Science Communications.

The internship started in June with lectures by OPA staff on Writing for Public Relations, Media Relations, Research Communications, Social Media, and Digital & Broadcast Media. It will culminate in a hands-on internship working on gathering stories and other content that may be used for the School of Med-icine website, press releases and future issues of SOMnews.

The inaugural class of interns are:

Katie Howell, Graduate Student, Program in Microbiology and Immunology
James Irving, Graduate Student, Program in Neuroscience
Elyse Sullivan, Graduate Student, Program in Neuroscience
Renee Cockerham, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Kelly Beazley, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Contact

Caelie Haines
Manager, Public Affairs
(410) 706-7508
chaines@som.umaryland.edu

Contact Media Relations
Phone: (410) 328-8919

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