Director of Publishing and Communications/Editor-in-Chief

The Wildlife Society has a senior-level job opening for an experienced editor and publishing professional to edit our member magazine—The Wildlife Professional—and manage our publishing and communications programs. This individual will play a key role in how TWS conveys wildlife science and information to its members and the general public, and will work with senior management to fulfill the publishing and communications goals of the Strategic Plan. Learn more…

Editorial Intern

The Wildlife Society (TWS) is searching for an editorial intern to work primarily on its quarterly member magazine, The Wildlife Professional. Duties will include reporting and writing articles and news briefs related to wildlife professionals, science, management, and conservation. Other duties include photo research, fact-checking, preparing online materials, and some clerical work. The editorial intern will also pitch and write news stories for The Wildlife Society’s news site — a one-stop source for the latest wildlife news and research — as well as post articles and images online.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong interest in journalism and wildlife conservation, with proven skills in reporting, writing, online research, and WordPress.

Duration: A minimum of three months.

Compensation: A monthly stipend of $400 and college credit if schools allow.  

Location: We would prefer our intern to work out of The Wildlife Society’s headquarters office in Bethesda, Maryland, however, telecommuting may be an option for qualified candidates.

Application and Deadline: Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Managing Editor Divya Abhat ( by September 22, 2014. 

The Wildlife Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds.