Each year, AGU sponsors one university student in the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship program, which provides a 10-week summer internship at a newspaper, magazine, broadcast or cable news department, or web site.
Learn more about the fellowship and apply by January 15, 2014, at the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship website.
Mike Osborne – 2013 Mass Media Fellow
Mike Osborne is a Ph.D. student studying paleoclimatology at Stanford University in California. He has a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Montana and a second bachelor’s degree in geological sciences from the University of Texas. Osborne’s graduate research focuses on the El Niño-Southern Oscillation or “ENSO” system—a climate pattern of oscillating oceanic warming (El Niño) and cooling (La Niña) in the tropical Pacific that can dramatically affect weather around the globe. He is completing his Mass Media Fellowship at KQED-QUEST, part of KQED public media in Northern California. KQED-QUEST is a multimedia project centered on science that is broadcast at several outlets across the United States.
Read More about Osborne on The Plainspoken Scientist