ASME K-12 Is seeking an intern to help with coordination and administration during the academic 2022-2023 year of the inaugural regional pilot of an education initiative, designed to inspire young students, particularly girls, to consider a career in technology.
Brief description of ASME K-12 Programs
ASME K-12 Programs is a suite of precollege engineering education initiatives that bring real-world stories and related STEM experiences into classrooms, infusing the optimism, empathy, and creativity that is vital to truly opening the door to “thinking like an engineer.” With intention ASME champions equitable pathways and access to K-12 content, critical to ASME’s overall DEI strategy to foster a more diverse and inclusive pipeline of students, educators and community stakeholders exposed to engineers and engineering habits of mind.
ASME K-12 is seeking an intern to assist with coordination and administration during the academic 2022-2023 year of the inaugural regional pilot of an education initiative, designed to inspire young students, particularly girls, to consider a career in technology. ASME’s multi-national industry partner in this endeavor has successfully produced this program globally and is seeking to scale it within the United States based on the outcome of the ASME managed pilot.
This role has a strong emphasis on data management, online communications, and customer service (i.e., educators, school administrators, students, industry ambassadors) and is designed to accommodate a remote location. Weekly hourly commitment = 7-10 hours.
STEM Project Intern: Duties include:
- Coordination of classroom/school visits, i.e., assemblies, student bootcamps and feedback (this includes online email tracking and engaging/chasing schools).
- Maintenance of online systems (includes online project submission, project feedback and blind judging system for staff and industry partner ambassadors)
- Oversee students and school’s attendance coordination and produce weekly metric activity report
- Work closely with K-12 Manager to foster relationships with engaged school community stakeholders to support successful engagement completion of the program
STEM Project Intern: Qualifications:
- Must be a current undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate Ph.D. student studying engineering education or mechanical engineering or related field
- Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively
- Ability to manage many/simultaneous assignments and projects
- Possess excellent organization, analysis, and trouble-shooting skills
- Ability to complete assignments on time and deliver quality, detail-oriented work
- Exemplary written and oral communication skills
- Progressive thinker and self-starter
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, emphasis on Excel
ASME is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. At ASME, we nurture an inclusive environment, and we encourage, support, and celebrate diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, or protected veteran, military status, or any other basis protected by law.
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ASME requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine or be approved for an exemption based on a legally required accommodation.
Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.