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    Smithsonian Science Education Center Internship Program

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Session Start: May
    • Session Length: Two Months
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Internships
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: Free
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    Overview

    The SSEC provides science education leadership development to build awareness for science education among leaders, helps develop science education leadership for groups from school districts and states, and develops exemplary science instructional materials.

    Sample Summer Opportunities (MaySeptember; Students must intern for 10 weeks): Assist with the revision and updating of materials for professional and leadership development events promoting science education reform--Attend and assist with the facilitation of Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers (SSEATs)--Assist in the planning of logistics for upcoming events--Research new resources (articles, books, reports, etc.) in science education--Organize and assemble participant materials for events--Interact with teachers to provide course information--Attend and provide on-site support as needed at local events and events across the country (for age 18+ only)--Digitize and analyze participant evaluations from summer programming--Other opportunities as they arise.

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