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Science Communication & Society

Career

The field of science communication is very broad. Below is a list of organisations where SCS students can fulfill internships or where alumni have found jobs.

  • Science editorial offices at newspapers.
  • Popular science magazines such as Kijk, New Scientist, Quest.
  • Professional journals such as Bionieuws, Chemisch2Weekblad.
  • Science museums, science centers, or zoos such as Naturalis, Boerhaave, Museon, Nemo, Artis, Blijdorp.
  • Educational organisations such as Stichting C3, Technolab Leiden, UNAWE.
  • Patient organisations and health organisations such as Diabetes Fonds, Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds, Nierstichting, KWF.
  • Organisations for environmental education such as Natuurmonumenten.
  • Radio, television, such as Klokhuis, SchoolTV, De Kennis van Nu.
  • Websites with science information such as Kennislink, De Kennis van Nu.
  • Research information officer at a university or research institute.
  • Our own Science Communication & Society department; student research about mass media, citizen science, museum learning; PhD research in science communication.
  • PhD in your own research field; increasingly, scientists with science communication skills are appreciated.