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PARKING UPDATE: Due to construction in our regular lot, guests of the Lancaster Science Factory are permitted to park in the lot to the rear of 454 New Holland Avenue.

Education Internship

Intern at the Lancaster Science Factory

Organization: Lancaster Science Factory
Career Field: Education Intern

Internship Description
The selected student will work with our Education Coordinator and other staff as needed

Duties & Responsibilities
• Conduct STEM activities and demonstrations in the Café as needed for students in grades 1-8
• Organize kits with instructions and materials for volunteers to use for STEM activities/demonstrations for students (grades 1-8)
• Maintain Science Café inventory and organization (includes inquiries/requests for supply purchases)
• Research and test new activity/demonstration opportunities (based on basic principles of science, technology, engineering and/or math, a.k.a. STEM) in our Science Café for students in grades 1-8

Education & Qualifications
• Junior/Senior level student in Education OR Chemistry OR Physics OR Mathematics
• Interest in providing informal, hands-on, fun learning opportunities
• Energetic personality & great customer service skills
• Ability to collaborate on projects & work independently
• Strong writing skills
• GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Microsoft Office Proficient

Hours Required
• 15 hours per week, flexible scheduling available
• Ability to work Monday-Saturday between the hours of 10am-5pm OR Sunday between the hours of 12-5pm
• Flexibility with some evening and weekend scheduling

 

Credit Requirement                                                       Terms Offered                             

Academic credit is not required                            Fall / Spring / Summer

Applications are encouraged year-round.

To apply for an internship, send cover letter and resume to:

Internship Program, Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602.

For questions, please call Angel Kilyan, STEM Educator at  717-509-6363 x105.

 

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