For UC Students

For UC Undergraduate Students: 

  • Gen Ed course PHIL 1032 How Science Works (BoKs NS and QR) provides an introduction to the nature of science and to wide range of scientific methods and patterns of reasoning.  
  • PEWS sometimes mentors UHP summer interns and project-specific undergraduate internships; reach out to discuss your interest in this opportunity.   
  • MS Teams: We use Microsoft Teams as our primary collaboration tool. Any member of the UC community interested to get more involved with PEWS is welcome to join our Team.  
  • R&D Group: Students interested in public engagement with science are welcome to get involved with the interdisciplinary PEWS ‘R&D’ (research and discussion) group that meets regularly through the year. See the Research and Discussion Group channel in MS Teams for recent topics and meeting announcements. Optionally, students may sign up for a 1 credit each semester for involvement in this group.

For UC Graduate Students: 

  • Two-day, 1-credit graduate course, NSCI/SOSC/HUM 7000 Sharing Science Experience (SSE), in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center. Offered twice each fall semester beginning Fall 2023.
  • Interdisciplinary graduate course NSCI/SOSC/HUM 7030 Public Engagement with Science offered each spring semester beginning Spring 2024.  
  • PEWS offers paid graduate internships and fellowships each academic year, including Web & Social Media Coordinator, Video & Media Coordinator, Sustainability Fellows, and Research Assistants. Join our mailing list to ensure you see position announcements.   
  • MS Teams: We use Microsoft Teams as our primary collaboration tool. Any member of the UC community interested to get more involved with PEWS is welcome to join our Team.  
  • R&D Group: Students interested in public engagement with science are welcome to get involved with the interdisciplinary PEWS ‘R&D’ (research and discussion) group that meets regularly through the year. See the Research and Discussion Group channel in MS Teams for recent topics and meeting announcements. Optionally, students may sign up for a 1 credit each semester for involvement in this group.
  • Graduate students who have completed at least two projects with PEWS and have a continuing interest in public engagement with science are invited to apply to become a PEWS Graduate Student Affiliate.

Email us at EngagingScience@uc.edu with questions about any of these opportunities or to apply to become a PEWS Graduate Student Affiliate.