Friday, February 11, 2022

Apply to be a CSE Outreach Assistant or Outreach Coordinator this summer

CSE is hiring four student Outreach Assistants and a student Outreach Coordinator for summer 2022. 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 and an Outreach Coordinator for the summer who will work to facilitate welcoming and inclusive programs for diverse students in grades 6-12 to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college and career pathways.

About the Outreach Assistant Job

This position requires the ability to work in person on the Twin Cities campus from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday from Monday, June 6-Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 (with the exception of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4). Outreach Assistants will earn a wage of $15 per hour.

The strongest applicants for the CSE Outreach Assistant positions will be CSE students with a strong academic background who have previous K-12 outreach experience and demonstrable commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

For a full position description and to apply, please visit the student employment website and search for job ID # 345927

What some former Outreach Assistants had to say about their experience:
  • “As an outreach assistant, I worked with great people and gained transferable skills in leadership, communication, and professionalism. A great aspect of the job was facilitating presentations from UMN faculty, which helped me understand my own future academic and professional goals." (Elena B., 2021 Outreach Assistant)
  • "The Outreach Assistant position helped me to become a more confident public speaker. I also gained experience leading and managing groups, and learned how teams function in a work setting." (Alanna C., 2021 Outreach Assistant)
  • “The opportunity to create lesson plans and express complex scientific ideas in a way appropriate for younger students helped me develop the very important skill of translating technical information to simpler language. Collaborating across organizations was also a huge plus!" (Ledare S., 2020 Outreach Assistant)
About the Outreach Coordinator Job

This position requires the ability to work in person on the Twin Cities campus from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday starting approximately Monday, May 23-Friday, August 19 (with the exception of the Monday, May 30, Memorial Day and the Monday, July 4, Independence Day University holidays). The Outreach Coordinator will earn a wage of $19 per hour.

The Outreach Coordinator will co-advise a team of four undergraduate Outreach Assistants and report to the Assistant Director of Outreach. The Outreach Coordinator will support program operations, including participant and family communications, health and safety policy compliance, and program evaluation. The staff member is required to have a bachelor's degree or at least two years of work experience.

For a full position description and to apply, please visit either the non-UMN employees job search page or the UMN employees job search page and search Job ID #345848.

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