- Editorial feedback and support from faculty and professional writers.
- Training in popular science writing techniques and best practices, including narrative, interviews, and article structure.
- Insights into science writing careers and opportunities from guest speakers and professional science writers.
- Guest editors from outlets like Discover Magazine will provide one-on-one writing feedback and support.
"This course has given me the confidence and experience to explore careers in science communication." – Danielle Fanslow
"Undoubtedly the skills I learned have been very useful, but most concretely the connections generated by this course were the reason I have been able to publish 2 pieces on Discover blogs since finishing the class." – Hannah Gavin
Graduate students must apply via the online application form, which includes a short essay. Where applicable a student’s most recent Versant English language test score will be considered.
Applications for our Fall 2017 course are now closed. Spring course applications will open in Winter 2018. To keep up to date with the program's other developments, sign up for our center newsletter.