Project Scientist Social Impact Research Intern

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Project Scientist
222 S. Church St.
Charlotte, NC
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 06/01/14 — 09/01/14 (Flexible)

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Description

Are you ready to make an impact on the future of young girls in science, technology, engineering and math? Put your knowledge and college courses in counseling, psychology, sociology, or early childhood development to good use this summer with an influential internship, right here at Queens University! Project Scientist Academy is looking for 5 to 10 Research Interns to help facilitate campers’ daily reflection and path visualization for Project Scientist Academy campers (girls, 4-12) and Project Scientist Scholars (girls, 13 & up)!

Throughout the five-weeks of camp, Research Interns will work alongside Project Scientist Program Director and staff, Monday - Friday for the entirety of camp, as well as the few weeks prior to and following programming. Interns will acquire real field-experience in data measurement and analysis, designing and executing a case study to demonstrate Project Scientist’s program impact. As a Project Scientist Research Intern you will facilitate our organization in providing an overall, greater contribution to society, by producing research that will generate public understanding and contribute to overall scholarly theory in the field; furthermore, assisting to shape the minds, paths and enthusiasm of our talented and passionate students.

Responsibilities

Research Interns will work to administer data measurement and collection strategies throughout the entirety of camp, which will be held from June 23 – August 8, at Queens University of Charlotte and Trinity Episcopal School in Charlotte, NC. In preparation for camp Interns will also work alongside Project Scientist staff the few weeks prior to and following the conclusion of camp.

Throughout the summer interns will work alongside PS Program Director and staff to plan, execute and analyze the program’s overall data analysis for the summer. Interns will acquire real field-experience in data measurement and analysis, designing and executing a case study to demonstrate Project Scientist’s program impact. As a Project Scientist Research Intern you will facilitate our organization in providing an overall, greater contribution to society, by producing research that will generate public understanding and contribute to overall scholarly theory in the field; furthermore, assisting to shape the minds, paths and enthusiasm of our talented and passionate students.

This unpaid internship position will work five days a week alongside Project Scientist’s STEM Counselor and staff, Project Scientist Academy teachers and coaches to facilitate individually focused academic and professional guidance, support, and encouragement. The ideal candidate would be an individual passionate about empowering young girls to reach their highest potential. This individual should be a high-energy, hard working and committed college or post-graduate student with an interest and academic background in counseling, psychology, sociology, or childhood development.

Requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Academic background or interest in psychology, sociology, or counseling with a passion for empowering girls to reach their highest potential.
• Passionate about creating positive social change and making an impact for girls in STEM
• Positive and enjoyable attitude
• Self-motivated, self-starter
• Enjoys working with children
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Thrives in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and writing skills
• Advanced level of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

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