Student Internship - Internet of Water

The Internet of Water (IoW) is seeking a student to support and enhance science communications during the 2020-2021 academic year. The IoW is designed to mobilize cultural change across individuals, agencies, and institutions to bring about the necessary behavioral, technical and policy changes needed to transform water data and enable better water outcomes. Effective, strategic science communications is critical to its success.

Students will work with IoW Senior Policy Associates to develop a suite of materials to support the IoW mission. These may include data visualization, blog content, newsletter content, social media content, and/or website content designed to engage IoW audiences and inform decision-makers.

Skills desired:

  • Training in science communications
  • Experience with Adobe products (Ex: Illustrator, AfterEffects, InDesign)
  • Experience with data visualization products, such as ESRI Story Map, Leaflet, Tableau, etc…
  • Knowledge of and experience with social media networks
  • Good writing skills particularly in synthesizing scientific or academic information for a general audience

To Apply

This position is open to students enrolled at Duke University who are currently residing in North Carolina, California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or Washington, D.C.

To apply, please send your resume or CV and a cover letter to Donna Brown,

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types and level of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title. It shall not be construed as a declaration of all specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position, as employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.