The Australian Society of Animal Production and the American Society of Animal Science offer two places each year for Australian students to travel to the USA to participate in an internship in science writing and communications.
The internships are open to final-year undergraduate students enrolled in animal science or agriculture degrees, and are selected via a competitive application process.
Successful applicants receive:
8-12 weeks in the USA (Illinois) working with professional staff in the American Society of Animal Science office gaining hands-on skills in science writing, communication and media skills.
Travel costs and assistance with accommodation, and visa application to a total of US $5,000 per student.
Mentorship in workplace and interpersonal skills to make you more employable.