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Science Education Intern- Fall 2020

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Society for Science & the Public


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Published 19 days ago

15 hours per week

The Society for Science & the Public Science Education Internship is intended for people planning for careers in STEM education, STEM-related community outreach and non-profit or data management. The internship is available for 2-4 months beginning in Fall semester.

The internship is intended for 15 hours per week and is a paid opportunity of $15.00 an hour. This role is fully remote. Please send your resume and a short writing sample (max of 300 words). No phone calls please.

Interns must be current undergraduate or graduate students. Students currently taking a gap year are also eligible to apply. . Preference is given to those pursuing a degree or career in education, science, information services and database administration, non-profit management, and related fields as well as to alumni of the Society’s education competitions.

Specific duties will be decided based on applicant’s interests and skill level at the beginning of the internship. 


Possible duties include:

Customer Service

  • Addressing and responding to inquiries
  • Tracking customer communications

Science Competition & Equity and Outreach Programs Support

  • Research projects to support the Society’s competitions and outreach programs
  • Promote online applications, update websites and databases
  • Review grantee reports and identify stories for the Society’s blog
  • Assisting in paperwork processes of our science research competitions
  • Developing and proofreading of various materials, including letters to students, parents, and educators, and Science Education Programs publications

Data Support

  • Managing and organizing the outreach efforts into data sets
  • Maintenance of existing database(s)
  • Running reports and analyzing data

Desired competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with data management and data gathering
  • Flexibility and willingness to support team members
  • Knowledge and/or appreciation of STEM education and outreach

Position type and Expected Hours

This is a paid internship intended for 15 hours per week. This role is fully remote. Specific duties will be decided based on applicant’s interests and skill level at the beginning of the internship. Specific dates will be determined based upon the Society’s needs and intern availability.  


Required Education and Experience

Interns must be current undergraduate or graduate students. Students currently taking a gap year are also eligible to apply. Preference is given to those pursuing a degree or career in education, science, information services and database administration, non-profit management, and related fields as well as to alumni of the Society’s education competitions.


The Society is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Society for Science & the Public is committed to equal employment opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, the Society does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, ancestry, national origin, disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, age and/or any other categories protected by the laws of the United States or the District of Columbia.

Society statement: We must work together to build a future without racism that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Society for Science & the Public Science Education Internship is intended for people planning for careers in STEM education, STEM-related community outreach and non-profit or data management. The internship is available for…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Hourly

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to career@societyforscience.org. No phone calls please.

Send your resume and cover letter to career@societyforscience.org. No phone calls please.

Location

1719 N Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

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