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vEGU21 GeoTalk: Meet the Communications Team!

vEGU21 GeoTalk: Meet the Communications Team!

This year for vEGU21 we are very excited to be welcoming three great people into our EGU Communications Team for the next month to help with social media, blogging and the press conferences. These interns and volunteer are going to be assisting EGU Communications Officer Hazel Gibson and Head of Media, Communications and Outreach Terri Cook, in the run up to, and during the General Assembly, so if ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: A window into a career in Science Policy, as EGU’s first Policy Intern.

GeoPolicy: A window into a career in Science Policy, as EGU’s first Policy Intern.

My name is Ned Staniland and I am a third year PhD student in space physics at Imperial College London. I study the magnetic field of Saturn using data from the Cassini-Huygens mission that was launched in 1997. In July 2020, I was lucky enough to be EGU’s first intern where I worked in their policy and communications team.   Finding an Internship Since the beginning of my PhD, I have kept an eye ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: One American’s way into the European Commission

GeoPolicy: One American’s way into the European Commission

An unsolicited email to a LinkedIn connection holding the title “science communicator” led me to the European Commission. My journalism master’s thesis was now complete, and I was in hasty pursuit of a career in citizen engagement of science. The EGU’s Policy Officer Chloe Hill responded to my spontaneous request for career direction and forwarded me a running list of science-policy traineeships a ...[Read More]