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The Society for Science & the Public Science Education Outreach Internship is intended for people planning careers in STEM education, STEM-related community outreach, and/or data management. The internship is available for 2-4 months beginning in Spring semester; specific dates will be determined based upon the Society’s needs and intern availability.
The internship is intended for 15 hours per week at the Society's Washington, D.C. offices and is a paid opportunity of $15 an hour.
Interns must be current undergraduate or graduate students, STEM educators transitioning to the non-profit realm, or scientists transitioning into education. Preference is given to those pursuing a degree or career in education, science, information services and database administration, nonprofit 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
Please send a resume and short writing sample (max of 300 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
About Society for Science & the Public
Society for Science & the Public (Society) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement; to inform, educate, and inspire. We do this work through our award-winning Science News media group and world-class science competitions: the Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS), the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), and Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars). Intel ISEF and Broadcom MASTERS begin at local, regional, state, and national fairs that affiliate with the Society to participate. This network includes more than 400 science fairs representing more than 70 countries, regions, and territories.
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.