Title of Position Department Supervisor Type Compensation

Intern, Education Programs Education Manager, Education Programs 20 hours/week $9.00/hr to $11.00/hr DOE

GMiS Education Programs STEM-Up™ Initiative is a pilot effort designed to create access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) college and career pathways for under-served youth. The Initiative utilizes a comprehensive strategy of engagement by integrating STEM activities and promotion within Boyle Heights' public schools and the surrounding community. Viva Technology TM is a national K-12 STEM Outreach Program targeting students, teachers, and parents while partnering with corporate, government, school districts and other organizations to sponsor national programming. STEM Awareness Program™- is another component of our Education Programs Department that promotes awareness opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to students in underserved and underrepresented communities. Roles & Responsibilities • • • • • • Prepare materials and activities for Education Programs related to student, teacher, parent and community events Research and develop science and math related activities to be carried out in elementary, middle and high school programs Execute education programs at schools by leading student presentations and activities Perform data entry tasks Support GMiS organization at large with administrative support Opportunity to travel for national programs and conferences


Intern, Education Programs – Job Description & Skills/ Requirements Great Minds in STEM™ January, 2012

Skills & Requirements Must be enrolled in College/University, at a minimum as a half-time student (6-8 units) and will be required to submit proof of academic progress each term (i.e. quarter /semester) Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual Spanish preferred though not required Provide clear direction at education programs to college captains, and volunteers to support managers and coordinators with students Build and maintain team spirit while conveying a positive team attitude Ability to speak in public to various professional audiences from the corporate, government, education, non-profit and community arenas Ability to positively work directly with all stakeholders Working knowledge of Microsoft office Consistently be punctual and reliable for daily work product, team performance and education programs support. Must be available to work all scheduled hours. Strong motivational, leadership, and intellectual contributions as well as listening skills with fellow interns, GMiS team members, students school personnel, and sponsors Constantly solve complex problems and show high standards including but not limited to programming, staffing, and research and development issues in a timely and efficient manner Ability to multi-task and stay on track to meet the education programs department goals and objectives Operate confidently and calmly under tight time lines and stressful situations Participate in yearly HENAAC Summit and conferences including the October HENAAC Conference Participate and attend local and national travel programs; lead programs, as requested Valid Driver’s License and valid automobile insurance Pass the Department of Justice’s finger print back-round check Test negatively for TB every four years Physical ability to lift a 20 pound box


Intern, Education Programs – Job Description & Skills/ Requirements Great Minds in STEM™ January, 2012

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