We are now accepting applications for new LTER graduate student science writer positions hosted by the LTER Network Office. Please apply by filling in the form below. Applications are due by November 29th.

Selected students will be required to commit to writing, providing visuals, and completing an editing process for a minimum of 3 stories over the course of 1 year. Students will receive a stipend of $300 for each completed story, as well as receiving feedback and training from LNO staff to improve their science writing skills for various audiences and build their writing portfolio.

Application: LTER Grad Student Science Writer

The LTER Network Office (LNO) is seeking graduate students who are interested in writing blogs and web stories about the science and education/outreach happening at their LTER sites. Blogs are primarily intended to help us complete our LTER story map. Web stories will cover additional LTER research topics and be published (with your byline) on the LTER website and newsletter. Please provide requested information below to be considered for this position. If you have any questions, contact Kristen Weiss at weiss@nceas.ucsb.edu.
  • We will reach out to your supervisor to provide a short letter of reference
  • Please upload a Cover Letter and Resume as a single file (word doc or PDF).
  • If possible, please upload a relevant writing sample that demonstrates your previous experience in science writing/communication.
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