About the Position
Machine Science is seeking undergraduate students for paid after-school intern positions in the Boston Public Schools.
As an after-school intern, you will work with a small group of enthusiastic middle school or high school students to complete fun, hands-on engineering projects, such as water rockets, balsa wood gliders, model bridges, and mobile robots.
The after-school programs meet one day per week for 90 minutes (generally starting between 1:45PM and 2:30PM, depending on the school). Working closely with a classroom teacher, you will assist students with their projects and help lead short discussions about engineering and technology.
Several positions are available, starting immediately and continuing until May 2012. All school locations are easily accessible by public transportation.
The compensation is $25 per after-school session. A minimum commitment of 8 sessions is required, and up to 20 sessions may be available between now and May 2012.
To be an after-school intern, you must be willing to:
· Travel to the school once a week
· Spend at least 90 minutes at the school site
· Assist teachers with leading projects and discussions
Candidates should have the following qualifications:
· Interest in working with students in grades 5 to 12
· Strong verbal communication skills
· Confidence with basic construction techniques
Technology/engineering experience is helpful, but not required.
About the Schools
Positions are available at six schools during the 2011-2012 academic year:
· Boston Latin Academy
· Dearborn Middle School
· Hurley Elementary School
· John D. O'Bryant High School
· Madison Park High School
· Taylor Elementary School
· Boston Green Academy
How to Apply
To apply for an after-school intern position, please contact:
Sam Christy, Executive Director, Machine Science
firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-354-7171