Fall Internship - Education & Outreach: AGU

published Jun 25, 2014 4:22pm
Are you looking to enhance your career in a challenging and rewarding position? At AGU, an international non-profit association, you will help to promote the understanding of Earth and space for the benefits of humanity. You will work in a collaborative environment with dedicated professionals who are interested in making a difference.

The Education and Public Outreach Department capitalizes on the intrinsic allure of the Earth and space sciences, and their fundamental relevance to daily life. AGU offers an array of opportunities that expose students, educators, and life-long learners to the freshest, most accurate scientific knowledge and the excitement of discovery.

The Education and Public Outreach Intern will work closely with the Education and Public Outreach Manager and Coordinator as well as other AGU staff. This internship provides an opportunity to learn the behind-the-scenes process of planning education events first-hand and to gain knowledge about AGU's Fall Meeting and current science education issues. It also provides program management experience.

The intern will work with the Education and Public Outreach Manager and Coordinator to prepare content for the education section of the AGU website and ensure that information regarding Fall Meeting education events is kept up to date on AGU's Fall Meeting website. The intern will also work with outside collaborators to communicate arrangements for all Education and Public Outreach related Fall Meeting events as well as with AGU staff and contractors. The intern will write articles for AGU's weekly newspaper Eos and compile the monthly Education Special Interest Group newsletter as needed. The internship also includes administrative tasks, as assigned by the Manager.

We are seeking an undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a recent graduate. Preferred majors include Earth or space sciences or science education. Good written and oral communication skills and organizational skills are a must as are the experience, poise, and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with AGU staff, volunteers, vendors, and members. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Office, Excel), internet browsers, and web search engines. Experience using WordPress is a plus.

The anticipated duration of the internship is 15 August to 12 December 2014 and is a full-time paid position. A cover letter and resume are highly recommended when applying for this position. Please submit your application materials by Friday, July 11, 2014.
Application information available at https://rew12.ultipro.com/AME1056/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0A48850B11DE8E10