The UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) is seeking graduate students for these part-time paid internships during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. Deadline to apply: Friday 4/28/23
Science Fair Fellow
Support the Bringing Philosophy to Science Fairs initiative led by Melissa Jacquart, including assisting with lesson plan design and facilitation, researching approaches to science fairs, and supporting workshop planning. No experience required, but experience with science fairs, philosophy of science, or middle and high school science curriculum may be useful. Compensation: $5,000 for 5 hours/week Fall 2023 & Spring 2024
Support the PEWS Sustainability initiative sponsored by Research2030, including planning interdisciplinary sustainability events and assisting with sustainability-related grant submissions. Interest and experience in interdisciplinary sustainability research is desired. Compensation: $5,000 for 5 hours/week Fall 2023 & Spring 2024
Web and Social Medial Coordinator
Assist with updates to the PEWS website, announcements for the PEWS News and email list, and social media content (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). Familiarity with WordPress, Mail Chimp, and social media is desired. Compensation: $2,500 for 2 hours/week August 2023 – August 2024
Video and Media Coordinator
Assist with video recording and streaming of occasional events, producing video content, and designing flyers. Facility with InDesign and video editing desired. Compensation: $2,500 for 2 hours/week August 2023 – August 2024
PEWS R&D Coordinator
Manage the PEWS Research & Discussion group by posting Teams announcements and reminders of each meetings, materials for meetings, and helping plan guest speakers. Compensation: $500 for .5 hours/week in Fall Semester 2022 and Spring Semester 2023.
How to Apply
If you are interested in being considered for one or more of these internships, please email EngagingScience@uc.edu with a brief application attached (Word or PDF), including the following information:
- your name;
- college and department, program of study, year in that program;
- which position(s) you are applying for and, if more than one, your order of preference among them;
- a brief (one-paragraph) statement of your interest in and qualifications for the position;
- a brief (one- or two-paragraph) statement of any experience you have with public engagement with science and any previous involvement with PEWS.
Please apply by Friday, April 28. Applications will be reviewed for depth of interest in and experience with public engagement with science, qualifications and relevant experience for internship opportunity, and the collective range of interns’ backgrounds and interests.
Faculty and Staff: please share this announcement with any UC graduate students who may be interested in this opportunity.
Questions? UC graduate students are invited to attend a PEWS Graduate Student Coffee and Q&A on April 4, 10am-11:30am, in Probasco Auditorium. Or, email your questions to email@example.com.