NYC Science Communication Membership Drive and Blog Invitation

Dear fellow PhD and Postdoctoral scientists,

Did you ever wonder where your post-graduation career path leads? Are you passionate about science communication? NYC Science Communication (NYCSciComm.org) provides a platform for students to navigate science communication career options, build enduring professional peer networks, and bring accessible scientific concepts to the public. Become a member now to develop your professional identity and keep updated with our upcoming events, resources, and volunteering opportunities!

Become a member for FREE

Our membership is FREE, and the benefits will be priceless! You can fill out a membership form with your Google account here. Please also join our LinkedIn group and follow us on Twitter @NYCSciComm. More information can be found at http://nycscicomm.org/membership/.

By becoming a member, you can

-Volunteer with us to strengthen your résumé;

-Blog to bolster your web presence;

-Gain free or discounted access to our events before they are publicly announced;

-Receive our newsletters (monthly or bimonthly) link you to future events, newly posted blogs, and ever-expanding resources;

-Receive a 10% discount to the CUNY J+ journalism workshops: https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/cunyjplus/.

* CUNY School of Journalism (CUNY J) Workshops include Photoshop usage, data visualization, video storytelling, and data journalism bootcamp. NYCSciComm members can get a 10% discount at registration with a promotion code we will email you once you become a member.

Upcoming FREE event

Mark your calendar for our first event: Panel Discussion on Career in Medical Communications

Confirmed speakers so far:

Christina Hughes, a Senior Director, at Medical Exchange International

Qing Zhou, Scientific Communications Scientist, Cook Research Incorporated

When: 6:30–8:00 pm on 12/8/2016 (Thu)

Where: The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016)

More details coming soon!

Blog Invitation

Are you interested in sharpening your science writing skills while building your portfolio? We invite you to write NYC Science Communication (NYCSciComm) blogs! Distinct from other science communication websites, NYCSciComm has an editorial board to give you valuable feedback as you hone your writing. Your NYCSciComm blog portfolio will showcase your creativity, time management, and communication—essential skills for any career trajectory.

To support the diverse career paths of our authors, we accept a wide range of blog submissions:

Formats include but are not limited to:

  • interviews
  • STEM publication reviews
  • personal research reports

Categories include but are not limited to:

  • career advice
  • undressing science for the public
  • science’s intersections with marketing, business, and the media

Writing for NYCSciComm can increase your online presence, boost your credibility, and extend your professional network. To reap these benefits, become an NYC SciComm member today!

Blog submission: Please submit your blogs to NYCSciComm@gmail.com with the subject line “NYCSciComm Blog Submission: [YOUR NAME].

Become an editor: We are also looking for editors to build the Editorial Board. If you want to gain experience in writing, editing, and blog coordination, please send your résumé including your writing and editing experience toNYCSciComm@gmail.com with the subject line “NYCSciComm Volunteer Interest in Editing: [YOUR NAME].”

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