Resources for PhDs interested in science writing and journalism

Kim Petrie
November 26, 2013

In December 2012, our PhD Career Connections speaker Carmen Drahl shared a handout with ideas, web resources, and career information about science journalism. Here is that list, with hyperlinks. Thanks Carmen!

Trying your hand at writing
Chemistry professor Michelle Francl's "Writing Science" course exercises
Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop
*Search for your university's writing center, press office, alumni newsletter, or newspaper to find writing opportunities.*

Networking with other science writers

Professional Societies in science writing and allied areas

Blogs about science journalism

Top science writing grad programs

A Field Guide for Science Writers
Writers' Market
The Best American Science Writing (yearly)

How other science writers got their start

Where to look for science writing jobs and internships

NASW jobs- membership required