Thursday, April 8, 2021

Apply to be a CSE Outreach Assistant this summer

CSE is hiring student Outreach Assistants (OAs) for the summer. As an OA, you will work remotely to facilitate welcoming and inclusive virtual programs for diverse students in grades 8-12 to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college and career pathways. Inspire and equip the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians while you develop transferable skills like leadership, teamwork, and communication. Apply now!
Inspire the next generation!

Inspire and equip the next generation of scientists, engineers, and mathematicians while you develop transferable skills like leadership, teamwork, and communication! CSE is hiring student Outreach Assistants (OAs) for the summer who will work remotely to facilitate welcoming and inclusive virtual programs for diverse students in grades 8-12 to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college and career pathways.

About the Job

This seasonal position will start Monday, June 7, and end Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

Work hours will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday with the exception of Monday, July 5, which is the University holiday observing Independence Day. Applicants are eligible to work a maximum of 20 hours per week otherwise.

The strongest applicants for the CSE Outreach Assistant positions will be CSE students with a strong academic background who have previous outreach experience and have worked with diverse populations of students.

Alumni Testimonials
  • “Being an Outreach Assistant was a great way for me to work on transferable skills like effective communication, goal setting, and working with people from different backgrounds within the context of STEM. And this is all not to mention the technical skills I gained as well. Before that summer, I had never written up a lesson plan (a.k.a. technical writing) or used a laser cutter!" (Nibir S., 2019 Outreach Assistant)
  • “I also had a chance to learn more about all the research that happens on campus and create important professional relationships, all while making some incredible friends!" (Jeffy J., 2019 Outreach Assistant)
  • “I gained valuable leadership experience in a fun environment." (Sam M., 2018 Outreach Assistant) 
  • “Working as an Outreach Assistant was one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had." (Maya R., 2017 Outreach Assistant)
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply

For a full position description and to apply, please visit the student employment website and search for job ID #339866.


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