Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Now hiring counselors for two week science & engineering camp at NU!

The Center for STEM Education has just announced that we will be holding our sixth ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp this summer, and we’re looking for counselors!

This year’s middle school science and engineering camp runs July 8-20 at Northeastern. Our camp is an overnight program that runs for two weeks, excluding the weekend.

We hire two shifts: day counselors and evening counselors.

All applicants must be responsible NU students with experience working with children. Science, technoology, engineering, math (STEM), education, and human services majors are a plus.

See http://www.stem.neu.edu/bhssc/staff.htm for full job descriptions and to access the application.

Please help us spread the word!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Volunteer at the Boston Public School Science Fair at NU

Your help is needed to help at the annual Boston Public School Science Fair!

Northeastern is hosting the fair in the Cabot Cage for over 350 Boston middle and high school students on Saturday, March 10 all day. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, score tracking, and walking students between activities.

RSVP to Lauren (l.horn@neu.edu) if you're interested in helping.

Welcome to the Center for STEM Education's K-12 Outreach Blog!

WHO WE ARE: The Center for STEM Education is a Northeastern center focused on increasing opportunities and awareness in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields for students, especially those from backgrounds currently underrepresented in these careers. We work closely with our community to accomplish this goal, and have many volunteer opportunities both on campus and in the schools and communities in which we work.
VOLUNTEERING: Whether you are passionate about enhancing math and science education for K-12 students, want to get more involved in your community, or just want to fulfill some required volunteer hours, you've come to the right place! Read about our upcoming volunteer opportunities in the blog below, and then click on the link for the event in the right-hand column to register. We offer both ongoing and one-day volunteer opportunities, and new events are being added all of the time. We encourage you to also use this blog to discuss your current service experiences with other students at NU!

We also encourage you to refer to the resources provided to gain a deeper understanding of your role as a volunteer and the community that you will be serving.