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 | 3 September 2013


Science Engagement Internship available

Science Engagement Intern – Europe
PubMed Central

Salary is £16,049 per annum, pro rata
for the duration of the internship

Full Time (36 hours per week over
normal business hours)

Temporary Internship for up to 6

St Pancras, London


This is an exciting opportunity to
help deliver a successful international science-writing competition.


We are seeking a keen biomedical
sciences graduate to join the science team at The British Library as an
Engagement Intern to support the delivery of the international science-writing
competition, Access to Understanding. The competition is a joint venture
between Europe PubMed Central and The British Library. The post will report
directly to the Europe PMC Engagement Manager.


You will support the Engagement
Manager in planning, development and delivery of key aspects of the
competition. You will research and develop promotional materials for the
competition including a programme booklet for the awards ceremony, and support
a promotional campaign in print and online. You will manage administration of
competition entries to enable accurate and meaningful reporting on competition
outcomes. You will be involved in planning the competition awards ceremony, a
prestigious event held in The British Library’s conference facility. You will
also provide support to other events that the science team is involved in

 The judging panel at the awards ceremony for Access to Understanding 2013,
held in March at the British Library


The successful candidate will be
proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. You will have
good interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to take
on, and effectively deliver, a wide range of tasks with an emphasis on
attention to detail. Relevant experience in promoting public understanding of
science with an appreciation of the challenges involved would be a distinct


Applicants should note that the
internship is for up to the period specified and does not lead to a permanent
position with The British Library. The internship cannot continue beyond 30th
April 2014.


For further information and to
apply, please visit quoting vacancy ref: COL00018


Closing Date: 15
September 2013

Interview date: 30 September 2013

Date: Ideally 4 November 2013

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