Undergraduate Degree BA/BS:

Science Writer


Science Writers communicate their passion for science through the written word, making the newest scientific research accessible and understandable for the general public. They can work for major publications such as the New York Times or Scientific American, or can work on contract for many different outlets. In addition, many science writers write books or maintain their own blogs.

myIDP career category: Science writing and communication

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Council for the Advancement of Science Writing