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Employment Opportunities

Working for Science Central means working with dynamic people and doing meaningful work towards our mission. All applicants must submit a completed application, along with a resume and cover letter, via e-mail, fax or mail.

Education Programs Intern

Intern

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Science Central, a hands-on science center (physical, natural and applied sciences), is currently hiring a NASA-sponsored Intern. This position is in the Education Department and will present science programs to visitors, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Science On a Sphere (SOS) exhibit.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Start up and shut down SOS equipment
  • Assist in maintenance and alignment of the system, including software updates
  • Research available NOAA, NASA, university and museum datasets
  • Attend meetings, as needed
  • Present demonstrations to visitors, including the public, visiting groups, Science Central’s camps, etc.
  • Learn and develop basic SOS programs
  • Assist in presentations for Interactive Video Conferencing
  • Gather and collate basic survey data about visitor engagement

REQUIRED SKILLS:  Able to easily navigate basic computer systems including Mac or Microsoft; good communication, public speaking and presentation skills; comfort with and interest in science and education; both team-oriented and self- directed; flexibility; problem-solver; professional in attitude and appearance; energetic; and enthusiastic.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Attending a local/regional college, university or post-secondary program; studying in a science, technology, education or media program preferred; must be comfortable working in a science-related organization; successful completion of Criminal Background Check.

SCHEDULE:  Temporary intern beginning immediately, potentially through early May 2023. 10-20 hours per week.
Schedule will be flexible, with days and time to be agreed upon by Education Director and Intern.

WAGE:  $14/hour.

APPLY:  Open posting, filled as needed. Apply online (https://sciencecentral.org/about-us/2013-01-09-18-11-02/job- opportunities.html). Complete the application and attach 1) completed application, 2) cover letter, 3) resume, 4) professional references (minimum of 3), and 4) portfolio examples