Internship Digital Storytelling

December 22nd, 2017

Do you get excited about inspiring a broad audience with exciting scientific research? Do you think you have a knack for (online) stakeholder engagement, and a persistent attitude to successfully execute your ideas? And can you tell and show us how digital tools and social media can contribute to our overall communication strategy?

Then we should have a coffee. We are providing an internship for minimum 4 - 6 months in which you will learn what it’s like to work as a communications employee in a young and ambitious digital research organization. You’ll get freedom to suggest what you want to focus on in your internship. As long as you contribute to inspiring our broad set of stakeholders with the many hidden stories of the eScience Center.

With 50 digital scientists as your colleagues and many collaborations with researchers throughout the Netherlands, we have almost inexhaustible resources of inspiration for you.

What’s in it for you?

  • Get the freedom to express fresh and creative ideas to contribute to a fast-growing digital research organization
  • Develop and execute your own digital storytelling strategy
  • Meet researchers across a diverse range of disciplines, from Astronomy to the Humanities
  • Work within a fun, diverse and very ambitious team of digital researchers
  • Learn about the latest digital trends in academic research
  • Grow your network with leading academic organizations in the Netherlands
  • Gain knowledge about organizational communication
  • Learn how communication can contribute to organizational success
  • Learn and experience how to present your ideas to a Management Team
  • Unlimited high quality coffee! (according to academic standards)


  • Are in your final year of a related HBO or university study
  • Speak and write English fluently
  • Like to think about impactful ways to get across stories
  • Are not afraid to dive into complex scientific subjects and turn these into stories that appeal to a broad audience
  • Are not afraid to express a different opinion
  • Want to get things done
  • Can handle freedom and take responsibility

What we ask from you:

Develop and execute a digital storytelling strategy that contributes to the eScience Center’s organizational success. This includes advice and assistance on growing our blog, social media and newsletter.

Monthly compensation:

You will receive a monthly compensation of 300-400 EUR (based on a 38 hour week) depending on your level of education. We also offer compensation for travel costs from home to work.

More information:

For more information about this internship you can contact Lode Kulik, Communications Advisor of the Netherlands eScience Center, by emailing, or by calling +31(0)20 460 4770.

Please send your resume and motivation letter at the latest on January 28th 2018 to Additional information may also be found at


28 January 2018

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