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Science Communication internship 2018

Applications for internships are now closed for 2018

Are you interested in space, design, or visualisation? We are running a 6 week, paid internship programme between June - August 2018 for undergraduate students. We are looking for students to work with the Las Cumbres Observatory education team to create tools for science communication, related to astronomy and robotic telescopes.

You don’t have to have a maths, astronomy or physics background to apply, but ideas and a creative spirit are essential. We are particularly interested in applicants who have skills in graphic design, HTML+JS, or Python programming, or electronic hardware.

Project: Create a tool for use in science communication in astronomy

Who: We welcome applications from artists, designers, computer scientists, mathematicians, engineers, physicists, engineers, anyone who has experience or interest in creating tools for science communication.

Eligibility: You must be going into year 2, 3, or 4 of your degree and be able to travel to UK

Where: Cardiff University, School of Physics & Astronomy, UK

Required skills (one or more of these would be perfect): Web design, graphic design,  hardware design, Python programming.

Deadline for applications: 6 May 2018, 5pm BST

Studentship: A stipend of £275 per week will be paid

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