During the summer months, we have internships and summer placement opportunities available in teams throughout the Royal Society of Chemistry. These placements offer undergraduate students and graduates the opportunity to gain work experience that helps toward developing a career in science without working in the lab.

These placements are not always open for applications. To find out what opportunities are currently available and sign up for job alerts, please visit our current vacancies page.

Science writer internship

If you are a graduate or student under graduate and have a passion for science writing, this placement could be for you.

Our Science Writer placement offers an undergraduate student or graduate with an enthusiasm for science writing an opportunity to gain experience working for two of our publications: Chemistry World and Education in Chemistry.

This eight week position, supported by the Marriott Bequest Trust, will provide a hands-on introduction to the complete editorial process from writing and editing to page layout and printing.