Publications Intern
Fully Remote Fairfax, VA

About SIR:

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is a thriving professional medical society dedicated to optimizing patient care and improving lives through minimally invasive, image-guided treatments. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, SIR represents one of the most innovative, exciting, and competitive specialties in medicine today. SIR is a 501(c)(6) professional association that supports more than 8,100 interventional radiology physicians, trainees, medical students, scientists, and clinical professionals. SIR is also comprised of SIR’s 501(c)(3) Foundation, which focuses on research and fundraising to advance the future of interventional radiology. Together SIR and SIR Foundation have nearly 50 staff, combined annual revenues of $10 million, and assets of $18 million. 

Position Summary:

SIR is seeking a driven and individual to work remotely with our publications team in the development of SIR’s Fall and Winter issues of IR Quarterly. In this position you will be working under the guidance of SIR’s Senior Editorial Manager and Director of Publications. Through this role, you will gain experience producing and publishing a quarterly magazine from start to finish, expand your editing portfolio, and support the The Kinked Wire podcast. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student seeking publication experience or looking to work on a professional podcast.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Soliciting and managing interviews and content for The Kinked Wire podcast and IR Quarterly
  • Basic editing of material in the publications
  • Content development (interviewing, writing or transcribing as needed)
  • Posting articles to the website and developing social media content
  • Possible role in audio editing, if interested/able
  • Ad hoc duties as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft office
  • Copyediting
  • Writing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Podcast and audio experience not required, but a bonus


  • Currently enrolled in communications or journalism program at an accredited college

 Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: Small, fast-paced open office environment with moderate noise levels. Use of phones and computers for extended periods of time. Utilize office equipment and communication technologies for conference calls and teleconference meetings/webinars. Requires general mobility to move through the facility. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Frequent interaction with internal staff and physician members/board via phone, in person, email, and other mediums. Normal sitting and standing activities for an office environment. Some travel primarily for Annual Meeting.