Intern for Program yoUr Future (PUF) Girls' Hackers Camp

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Program yoUr Future
University of California-Berkeley/International Computer Science Institute
Berkeley, CA
Posted: June 21 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Program yoUr Future (PUF) is looking for passionate, energetic, creative, and fun AppInventor/Scratch Programming Instructors to lead our programming curriculum. You may carry out the curriculum in your own fashion! PUF, an internationally and nationally acclaimed non-profit program, has been established by the joint efforts of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, International Computer Science Institute, Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution, Northrop Grumman, Intel, and Google.

HOW to APPLY

Please attach a resume and cover letter in a PDF format to programyourfuturebayarea@gmail.com . Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Most positions will be filled by March 31. The sooner you apply, the better your chances. It is important to emphasize both the technical and the leadership skills that you may already possess as well as your educational background. We try to make our application process as open as possible as there are many opportunities available. If you do not already know App Inventor or Scratch, you may learn the content before the workshop or fulfill the responsibilities of any other positions available at that time.

If you have any questions about our Spring/Summer volunteer opportunities, please contact Program yoUr Future at programyourfuturebayarea@gmail.com .

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS AND PERKS

The location will be at the computer labs of the International Computer Science Institute/University of California Berkeley near the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The dates and timings are currently tentative. When selected, we will let you know the exact timings/dates instruction will occur for the 2015-2016 PUF program. Instruction will definitely occur each day of the Summer Camp (timings may be adjusted to best fit your schedule). Our spring/summer program has the following dates:

Parent & Student Orientation: July (briefly introduce your technical background & teaching methods/curriculum to parents and their students)

Saturday Workshop Series: (some days may or may not have a short programming session)

Summer Camp: August 3 - 14 (programming session about 4 hours long in morning each day)

As volunteer instructor, you will also have the opportunity to attend all of our exciting field trips to local museums, tech centers, and companies FREE OF CHARGE! We also provide recommendation letters for your future endeavors upon request.

Responsibilities

Teach introductory curriculum at spring/summer workshops, high school aids may be available to help assist the girls as you instruct

Manage the girls throughout the programming process

Work collaboratively with other PUF instructors and PUF Director to form lesson plan and handouts for each session

Approach instruction with positiveness, excitement, and passion

Be Responsible for teaching AppInventor/Scratch as well as assisting in the girls’ own simple projects;
If you are more comfortable with any of the other subjects that we cover, you may apply to do so as well;
Or you may also give a special lecture or demonstration on an intriguing STEM/CS topic of your choice!

Help cultivate confidence, self esteem, and a love for learning

Set-up, organize, and manage your classroom

Requirements

Interest and experience with App Inventor OR Scratch or any other programming language

(Preferred) Experience facilitating a group of teens

Proven project management and communication skills

Contagious enthusiasm and charisma

Team player

Creative, fun, and bright

How To Apply

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