Thursday, December 9, 2010

Job Post: A Medical Writing Opportunity

Medical Writing Job or Internship

Are you a talented writer? Interested in developing a writing career? If you enjoy technology, here is an opportunity to gain experience in health writing and medical blogging. Raise your visibility on the Internet by publishing your content on several high-profile medical websites and being featured as a regular contributor. Click here to see who's currently contributing to the website.

Job Description:

We are primarily looking for physicians, medical students, and others who have a background in health care to join the writing team for these websites:
Articles that you write are meant to be informal, editorial blog posts where you will have the opportunity to share your personal experiences and opinions about some of the current trends in medicine, mobile health, and health information technology.

We are looking for several contributors who can regularly write a few articles/month. Articles can vary in length from 150 to 300+ words. Regular contributors will be listed and featured on the Contributors page on each website. The Contributors page will include your name, your picture, and a brief bio.

  • Medical student or physician who possesses strong writing skills
  • Familiarity with technology, health IT, and mobile health (mHealth)

This position will initially begin as an unpaid internship where you will write and submit 10 articles which will get published online. After that internship period, you will have the opportunity to join the writing team as a regular contributor. As a regular contributor, you will receive modest compensation ranging from $30 to over $100/month based on the quality and volume of your contributions.

To Apply:

Create a writing sample for one of the websites listed above. Your article should contain 300-500 words about current trends, your experiences, or your opinions around one or more of the following topics:
1. Medicine/health
2. Health information technology
3. Mobile health (mHealth)
Send a brief resume and your writing sample to Joe via e-mail:  mdjoekim [at] gmail [dot] com

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