Mass Communication Organizations and Businesses
Scientific and medical writers are employed by pharmaceutical, biotech and contract organizations to work with authors of reports, texts, etc. Scientific and medical publishers of magazines and journals hire PhD scientists as editorial assistants, science specialist for the general media, and liaisons between the press and scientific community. Recent new opportunities may be found in the development of online media. Working for universities, charities, funding agencies or specialist PR companies, PhD scientists may also find careers in public relations promoting scientific organizations, products or ideas.
Careers in Journalism
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Careers in Science Communication
- - Essay on the qualifications needed for a job in science communication
- - Career advice in science and technical communication (PDF, 4 pages)
- - At The Journal of Young Investigators Science Career Center