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Internships with the US Dept of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science

INTERNSHIPS

Are you interested in performing important work in a challenging environment? If you are, the Office of Science is involved in a variety of sciences, science education, and funding of science research.

We are the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. We oversee and are the principal federal funding agency for our Nation’s research programs in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences.

If this sounds interesting to you, we encourage you to apply for both summer and student internship opportunities with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science if you are at least 16 years of age, a US citizen and in high school or college. We have many locations across the United States where you would be part of the Career Pathways Internship Program from mid-May 2013 through September 30, 2013, with the opportunity to work part time throughout the year as well.

 

  • Major Duties: You will have an opportunity to work in areas related to your personal interests or fields of study under the supervision of scientists and other professionals within the agency.
  • Qualifications: You must be attending and/or enrolled to attend as a diploma/degree-seeking student taking at least half-time academic, technical, or vocational course-load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate, or professional school.
  • Benefits: Benefits include flexible work schedules, holidays and sick leave.
  • Open Application Period: March 13, 2013 – March 19, 2013
  • How to apply: Please apply online at www.usajobs.gov for the specific vacancies listed below. You must also submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and a document from your school stating you are attending and/or enrolled to attend as a diploma/degree-seeking student. The following links will be available during open application period dates only.

 

Summer Internship Positions

DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (General) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (General)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Human Resources) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Human Resources)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Administrative/Office Support) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Administrative/Office Support)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-001 (Information Technology Mgmt) DOE13-SC-ITRN-004 (Information Technology Mgmt)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Biological Sciences) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Biological Sciences)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Physical Science) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Physical Science)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Mathematics and Statistics) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Mathematics and Statistics)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-002 (Engineering) DOE13-SC-ITRN-005 (Engineering)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Financial Management) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Financial Management)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Legal) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Legal)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Business/Industry) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Business/Industry)
DOE13-SC-ITRN-003 (Copyright and Patent) DOE13-SC-ITRN-006 (Copyright and Patent)

If you have any questions, please contact Donell Dube (dubedm@oro.doe.gov) | 865-576-2803.

Internship Alert! Mobius Science Center (Spokane)

8 week Internship with Mobius Science Center helping with a STEM grant!

Work with Girl Scouts after school at the brand new Mobius Science Center in Spokane!  This is a GREAT opportunity for GU female students studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Education, or Math!

$500 Stipend

If you need more information, please contact Chris Ryman (GU Internship Manager) at 313-4092.

http://www.mobiusspokane.org/

August 2012

Job Title: Teen STEM Mentor, female

Status: Part Time, After School, approximately 3p to 5p

Stipend: $500

Supervisor: Director of Education and Outreach, Mobius Spokane Kathy Curtiss, kcurtiss@mobiusspokane.org

To Apply: Send a resume, a letter outlining your qualifications and include three references (two from your current college) with all their contact information.  Please send via email attachment.

Deadline: August 31st, 2012

Summary: Mobius Science Center desires dynamic, inclusive and organized individuals to deliver informal STEM educational programming to Girl Scouts enrolled at Glover Middle School. This position requires collaboration with a small team of educators and the ability to teach, facilitate, manage and ignite the imagination of middle school learners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Mobius Science Center Education Team and Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho to deliver and evaluate 8 weeks of educational programming.
  • Collaborate effectively while strengthening relationships amongst the team.
  • Coordinate and provide organizational support to complete team tasks.
  • Deliver educational programs in a professional, engaging and enthusiastic manner.
  • Ensure all actions in teaching and learning embrace Mobius Science Center and Girl Scout’s mission and reflect the highest degree of quality and commitment.
  • Model effective leadership practices and institutional values of the Girl Scouts and Mobius Spokane.

Key Traits and Characteristics:

  • Ability to ignite learning in others
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong professional written and oral communication skills, relating to teens
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for informal science education
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for best practices in teaching methods with a focus on learning
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with youth

This position involves after school programs for a cohort of 20 girls at Glover Middle School.  Dates of involvement:

  • September 19 – Orientation: 4-6pm
  • September 22 – Training: 8am-4pm
  • September 25th through November 7th – Tuesday and Wednesday for the next 7 weeks: 3-5pm
  • November 14th – STEM Celebration at Mobius: 12-6pm
  • November 16th – Wrap up, assess and discuss how to improve: 4-6pm

Health Care/Science Visit in Seattle

This year, for the 2011 Seattle Trek we are adding a science/medical track that will highlight opportunities in Seattle in the scientific arena.

Date: January 6th

Time: 12:30 pm-5 pm (Excursion), Networking Social & Dinner: 5:30-8 pm

Cost: $35 per person.  (Note: If cost is an issue, GAMP does have scholarship opportunities available.)

To register, simply go to: http://tiny.cc/GAMP2011

Below you will see our excursion will be going to Providence Health Services/University of Washington Medicinal Center.

Excursion #9: Providence Health Services/ University of Washington Medicine Center

***This excursion is aimed for students to gain insight to medical and health care fields in the Seattle region.  Students interested in learning more about the field of health care are highly encouraged to participate in this excursion.***

1-3 pm: University of Washington Medical Center: Q&A session from representatives from the six health sciences schools:  Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health & Social Work. In addition, the excursion will include a tour of an area of the facilities potentially a research or simulation lab.

3:30-5pm Providence Health & Services: All majors and years welcome, specifically sciences, Nursing, MIS, computer science, MBA- Health Care Administration, Human Physiology.  Excursion includes a tour, Q&A with HR recruiters as well as overall company history. With more than 50,000 employees in 60 medical facilities across five states, Providence is a leader in the field of health.