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The American Museum of Natural History is hiring internship!
(Posted: Nov 28, 2017)
one of the largest museums in the world. Our complex comprises 28 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library. The Museum also has a full-time scientific staff of 225 and averages about five million visits annually. In the previous year we launched a new strand of activities: creating and testing digital prototypes that translate digital data produced by our scientists into visitor-facing interactives using digital tools like augmented and virtual reality. You can read more details about this work here. This year we are developing these experiences for both visitors in the halls and for youth in after school programs, in a wide variety of ways.
In the winter/spring, we can support interns focused on the following areas:
1. SCI VIZ COURSE EVALUATION: Running from Late January through May, we are offering an innovative new science visualization course to a group of high school students. Meeting Tues and Thurs, from 4:30 - 6:30, this is a new approach for us regarding how to best bring sci viz science practices into our youth courses. Part of this exploration includes developing three new digital media educational tools, allowing youth to directly interact with and better understand science visualizations (using hand-held AR, an interactive tabletop model, and more). We could use someone to be part of the evaluation team, co-developing the evaluation instruments, be present as an observer in all of the courses, and be part of the group processing and interpreting the findings.
2. LIKE THE ABOVE… but different. One of the tools developed for the Sci Viz course will be tested with the visitors on the Fridays in both Feb and March.
3. LIT SURVEY: As we explore potential uses of VR and AR in the Museum, we need a literature survey on the topic and highlights of the key evaluation findings.
4. ORIGINAL VR PROTOYPING: There’s a good chance we will be developing an original VR experience - for both home and Museum use - and will require user testing and prototyping.
5. ONGOING PROTOYPING AND EVALUATION: Last year we observed and/or interviewed over 1000 visitors. They explored distant stars, CT scans of sharks, and much more, using tools like Tango, Hololens and Vive. Students from your program played a key role developing the evaluation instruments, running the floor-based evaluations, processing the data, and working with our staff to interpret the findings. We will continue to use these techniques to evaluate our latest projects and products being designed for visitors and youth learners.
If you are interested in applying what you know about user-based design in a real world, informal learning environment, these opportunities might be right for you.
WNET Children's & Educational Media Spring 2018 Internship
(Posted: Nov 9, 2017)
The Department: The Children’s and Educational Media (CEM) department at WNET has earned a national and local reputation as a leading developer and producer of high quality television, including children’s animation, live-action specials, documentaries, and professional development series for educators, including Cyberchase, Oh Noah!, Bob the Builder, Mission US, and FILMS BYKIDS. CEM is also a pioneering provider of video and interactive content that reaches audiences across the country online and on emerging platforms. Our mission is to whisk away viewers on learning journeys through engaging stories with fun-loving, relatable characters and rich educational content. Our productions have won many honors, including Emmys, Parent’s Choice Awards, Webbys, Cine Golden Eagle awards, US International Video and Film Festival awards, and the Japan Prize for Educational Media. Programs are distributed through Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) or American Public Television (APT) for national broadcast.
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP
Responsibilities: The intern(s) will perform a variety of interactive and television production-related administrative duties including conducting research for new projects in development, reviewing animation designs, game design documents, scripts, rough cuts, game builds, and website builds, transcribing, proofreading, assisting on field shoots, assisting with the management of social media platforms, uploading and downloading content onto websites, making copies, faxing, scanning, creating electronic files, placing and picking up dub orders, and reviewing proposals from potential collaborators. Additionally, the intern(s) will attend departmental staff meetings, have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with producers in the department, and gain exposure to production materials including scripts, character designs, web prototypes, rough cuts, treatments, etc. On a daily basis we expect reliability, punctuality, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize.
Skills: Preferably a college junior or above. Candidates must demonstrate responsibility and enthusiasm for learning about children’s and educational media. Candidates with an interest in the field of education and professional development are also encouraged to apply. Good research/writing skills, well-organized and tech savvy a plus.
Opportunity Profile: Ideally, the CEM intern(s) will gain an overview of the process of developing educational television and content for the web and emerging platforms – from concept and fundraising through production, post-production, and delivery. The intern(s) will contribute to the success of CEM projects by assisting when needed.
All candidates should apply via our HR department by emailing a cover letter, resume, and proof of enrollment to firstname.lastname@example.org. If students have any questions on the internship and our department, they are welcome to contact me directly.
We are looking for intern candidates who can be available 2-3 full days a week. The internship is unpaid, but students can take it for credit (but this Is not a requirement).
Genspace is Hiring! (biotech education)
(Posted: Nov 2, 2017)
We're growing! Join our team and help spread biotech education and innovation to a broader public. Genspace is a community biology lab where students and adults can learn, innovate, and explore using the latest tools of biotech. Since 2009, we have promoted science literacy, entrepreneurship, and public conversation about the implications of biotechnology through hands-on research.If you’re interested in joining our community, please contact us at email@example.com.Position:
Digital Learning Programs InternshipIntern must be enrolled in a computer science related field and have an interest in the intersection of technology and education. The intern will assist with the research and development of new educational programming rooted in digital technologies for middle and high school students in an informal education setting. The ideal candidate will have experience with coding, game design, 3D printing, and digital photography and have some experience creating educational activities designed to teach students the skills necessary to use various technology. Experience working with middle and high school aged students is preferred. The intern will also assist with the daily operations of the Tech Commons at New-York Historical and assist the Manager of Digital Learning Programs with administrative work and other tasks. We require excellent communication and computer skills.
Please note: Intern must be available during flexible weekday hours up to 25 hours per week. Applicants are requested to include whether they prefer school credit or a stipend for the internship period.
To register and apply, please CLICK HERE
Internship Site: International Rescue Committee
(Posted: Oct 20, 2017)
Internship title: Educational Animation internship
Description: As the intern you will be responsible for design and development of educational animations for internal staff training at the International Rescue Committee. Some experience in animation production is preferred but is not required.
MakerBot Education Vertical Marketing Lead
(Posted: Sep 25, 2017)
MakerBot is looking for an eager individual to train and grow our community of educators and 3D printing enthusiasts through meaningful marketing strategies and educational expertise. You will help cultivate content, collaboration, and community across the MakerBot and Thingiverse ecosystem. The ideal candidate has a passion for education and educators, with experience in the field and building curriculum.
As a MakerBot Education Vertical Marketing Lead you will:
- Develop and deliver training content for both in person and digital delivery
- Maintain expert level of product knowledge on all things MakerBot.
- Create syllabi, lesson plans, and a curriculum for classes about MakerBot products and 3D software.
- Drive EDU messaging and market positioning
- Help to manage Thingiverse Education
- Manage Makerbot Ambassador program
- Drive engagement, user generated content, webinars etc
- Create resources that will enable our customers and prospects
- Drive thought leadership initiatives to position Makerbot as a leader in the EDU space
As a MakerBot EDU Vertical Marketing Manager, you have:
- 3+ years of teaching experience
- Knowledge of 3D printing and modeling
- Experience developing curriculum
- Great presentation skills
- Team-centric approach to work and strong communication skills.
- Solid organization skills and multitasking abilities.
- Collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills.
- High work ethic, energy and passion.
- Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis -- this employer will not sponsor applications for work/student visas.
People: We have some of the most talented, diverse, and collaborative teams in the world who love to push the boundaries of innovation.
Products: We put 3D Printing on the map and gave the first 3D Printing keynote address at CES! We just released all-new solutions for professionals and educators, including two new 3D printers, software, new filament, and more on September 22, 2016. Read about it here.
Office Space: From the moment you step onto the 21st floor of our office in Downtown Brooklyn - the high energy and view of multiple bridges and the Statue of Liberty - will take your breath away!
Perks: We have great benefits, fun social events, and of course all the free snacks and ping-pong tournaments that you would expect at any cool tech company.
Graduate Assistant Video Producer 1
(Posted: Oct 06, 2017)
The Graduate Assistant Video Producer will work with the IMATS Equipment Manager and Associate Director of Instructional Media Services in assisting with the production and post-production process of creating media assets at Barnard College. S/he will carry out production duties such as setting up backdrops and lighting, operating HD and DSLR cameras, and recording audio using wired and wireless microphones. Additionally, the Video Producer may assist with the post-production process, such as shooting B-roll, editing, exporting, and archiving.
- Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, film production, or related field.
- Experience with video production
- Knowledge of Adobe Suite
- Highly organized with a strong record of working independently, meeting deadlines, and attention to detail
- Tact, diplomacy, and a supportive attitude towards subjects from diverse backgrounds
Department: Instructional Media & Tech Svc
Reports to Title: Associate Director of Instructional Media Services
Full or Part Time: Part Time
Number Of Months: 9 months
- Demonstrated studio and field production experience
- Currently enrolled graduate student at Columbia University
- Experience with HD and DSLR cameras, wired and wireless microphones, lighting, backdrops, and related equipment
- Experience with video production in educational, research, or non-profit settings
Essential Duties Summary
Duties include recording, editing, and exporting digital material of events and classes, providing supervision as needed of beginning undergraduate videographers, and misc. clerical duties as assigned.
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
K-12 Research Intern at Cornell Tech
(Posted: Sep 22, 2017)
Cornell Tech is a graduate school located on Roosevelt Island, just east of Manhattan.
Cornell Tech brings together faculty, business leaders, tech entrepreneurs, and students in a catalytic environment to produce visionary results grounded in significant needs that will reinvent the way we live in the digital age.
Cornell Tech has a strong commitment to enriching tech education for New York City public school children. Through our K-12 Initiative, Cornell has partnered with more than a dozen local schools. Our Teacher in Residence program works directly with schools and teachers to build their capacity to routinely integrate computing education in the classroom. We host a series of events to bring together stakeholders from City Hall, public schools and the tech industry to talk about how to prepare students for the digital age.
The K-12 Initiative is looking for a part-time intern to assist the Teacher in Residence with a range of research projects related to training computer science teachers, program evaluation, and creating access to computer science for underserved students.
The K-12 Research Intern will work directly with the Teacher in Residence to set up research protocols, maintain confidential records, and assist with the collection, storage, and analysis of research data. Opportunities to publish are possible based on availability and interest.
Intern Responsibilities and Learning Objectives
- Communicate with research subjects to coordinate efforts to obtain consent
- Maintain research documents in compliance with confidentiality guidelines
- Assist in collecting, storing, and organizing data from surveys, weekly notes, and artifacts.
- Conduct classroom observations and teacher interviews
- Attend periodic research planning meetings
- Work with a team to transcribe recorded interviews
- Work with a team to analyze collected data using quantitative and qualitative procedures
- The K-12 Research Intern will:
- Gain knowledge of the educational research process from start to finish
- Learn entry level qualitative and quantitative data analysis strategies
- Develop effective methods for handling and communicating about confidential information
The K-12 Research Intern will:
Receive ongoing mentorship from the Teacher in Residence and other Cornell Tech staff and faculty
Have the option to attend a weekly K-12 research group meeting.
Have to opportunity to attend campus-wide social events.
Compensation: Either credit toward your course of study or $16-$20/hr. based on education level.
Hours: Average of 10 hours per week. Weeks that include field observations would must be Mon-Wed before 3pm. Flexible schedule to be determined with your supervisor. Some work from home time is possible.
Duration: Position begins as early as possible in October through the end of June, with the possibility of a summer extension.
Location: Roosevelt Island, occasional travel to schools in Manhattan and Queens required.
- Enrolled as a part-time or full-time student at a college or university, or graduated in 2017.
- Graduate and undergraduate students may apply
- Relevant coursework (for example statistics, data science, qualitative methods, etc)
- Prefer: Experience in either data science or academic research
- Prefer: students in education, information science, computer science, or learning science related courses of study
- Prefer: experience with excel or Google Sheets
- Familiarity either with educational pedagogy a plus
- Organized and detail-oriented
- Willing to complete a two-hour online training on research on human subjects
- Must be able to pass a background check and willing to have fingerprints on file with the NYC Department of Education
Game Design Education Internship with the Bronx Museum (paid)
(Posted: Sep 19, 2017)
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is looking for a Teacher's Assistant with proficient computer skills and some teaching experience to work with 7th graders as part of our in-school partnership with a local Middle School.
The theme of this particular partnership is gaming. Students learn basic gaming concepts while exploring contemporary art. 7th graders will be learning game mechanics by creating digital games. The TA would work with our lead instructor, supporting students as they create their games.
We can offer the TA $50 per session and there will be 11 sessions (45min each). Sessions begin in early October. We do not have the final schedule but the sessions should run until mid-December.
I am happy to answer any questions you might have regarding this opportunity and please feel free to pass this information along to your colleagues.
Please respond to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted: Sep 18, 2017)
A research assistant is sought for an evaluation project aimed at increasing access and success of underrepresented populations in STEM fields through mentorship. Interested applicants should be comfortable with survey and interview design, as well as general quantitative and qualitative applicants. This opportunity is ideal for those who are interested in STEM education and gaining experience in program evaluation.
This is a paid internship, $20/hour, ~ 10 hours/week.
To apply send CV and cover letter to
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Instructional Systems Designer and Training Performance Analysis Job Opportunities - Metris Global (Working for U.S. Coast Guard)
(Posted: May 25, 2017)
Please use the three words you see in the screen shot above. “Instructional” “Systems” & “Designer” and you should come up with the job openings for Instructional Systems Designer at the following six (6) locations:
Aviation Training Center, Mobile, AL
Aviation Technical Training Center, Elizabeth City, NC
Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center, Camp Lejeune, NC
Leadership Development Center, New London, CT
Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Training Center, Charleston, SC
Coast Guard Training Center, Petaluma, CA
Use the same job search, substituting the terms searched with the following: “Training” “Performance” & “Analyst” and you should come up with the job openings for the Training Performance Analyst job openings at the following five (5) locations:
Aviation Technical Training Center, Elizabeth City, NC
Leadership Development Center, New London, CT
Coast Guard Training Center, Petaluma, CA
Coast Guard Training Center, Yorktown, VA
Coast Guard Recruit Training Center, Cape May, NJ
Here is the job search engine link: https://www2.appone.com/Search/Search.aspx?ServerVar=metrisllc.appone.com
(Posted: Sep 8, 2017)
The Senior Programmer designs and develops complex software applications with an emphasis on web-based applications to support to the efforts of the Center for Teaching and Learning.
Apply here: http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=164231
Assistant Director, Science and Engineering, Faculty Programs and Services
(Posted: Sep 8, 2017)
The Assistant Director will support the professional development of faculty, postdoctoral, adjunct, and other instructors in Science and Engineering departments and provide them with pedagogical programs, consultations and resources to advance teaching and learning at Columbia.
Apply here: http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=164267
Instructional Technologies Project Manager
(Posted: Sep 8, 2017)
The Instructional Technologies Project Manager is responsible for managing and guiding the design and development of learning resources and course content in collaboration with learning designers, media producers and software developers.
Apply here: http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=162020
Learning Designer II, Science & Engineering
(Posted: Sep 8, 2017)
The Learning Designer II, Science and Engineering, will design and create learning resources and curricular materials in collaboration with staff in the Center for Teaching and Learning. The Learning Designer will work with faculty specifically in the Science and Engineering departments to develop digital projects and design creative applications of digital, online, and multimedia resources to enhance teaching and learning.
Apply here: http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=164234
Lang Youth Curriculum Restructure
(Posted: Sep 6, 2017)
Program: Lang Youth Medical Program
Time Commitment: Fall and spring semesters, flexible schedule totaling 180 hours
Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center campus
- Maria Molina, Program Manager (email@example.com, 646-317-4134);
- Dr. Mara Minguez, Medical Director (firstname.lastname@example.org, 646-317-4212)
The Lang Youth Medical Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in partnership with Columbia University Medical Center, is a six-year medical pipeline, science enrichment and youth development program for talented youth representing the diversity of the Washington Heights and Inwood communities. Lang Youth’s mission is to inspire and motivate youth from the community to realize their college and career aspirations, especially in the health sciences.
The intern will restructure current lesson plans and learning activities. He/she will revisit learning goals, revise overall curriculum structure, and review instructional approach. The curriculum will be developmentally appropriate for Lang Scholars in grades 7-12 and will be organized into modules covering topics in the program’s current mini-medical school, public health, personal wellness and college preparation curriculum. The intern will collaborate with and receive guidance/support from
the program manager, medical director, and program coordinators. The scope of the project should be done over two semesters.
- Review current curriculum outlines and lesson plans for grades 7-12
- Review current extracurricular programs/activities for grades 7-12
- Become familiar with program expectations/culture by visiting and interacting with students
- and teachers
- Conduct needs assessments (surveys/focus groups) with students to determine which aspects
- of our current curriculum has been most meaningful/memorable to them
- Create curriculum modules (one per semester for all six years), bringing together the various
- aspects/strengths of the current curriculum
- Streamline format/structure for all lessons plans (learning objectives, agenda, activities,
- materials, resources, etc.)
- Determine where curriculum can be enhanced to include more hands-on and interactive
- learning models, such as technology applications, project-based learning, group activities,
- classroom games, real-world applications, etc.
- Develop an evaluation plan for assessment of the restructured curriculum.
- Create a final presentation on project to present to staff.
- Currently completing a master’s or doctoral program
- Able to commit to both fall and spring semesters
- Prior curriculum development experience preferred
- Prior teaching and lesson-planning experience preferred
- Prior work with adolescent population preferred
Learning Design Assistant at the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning
(Posted: Aug 31, 2017)
The Learning Design Assistant at the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will assist Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) learning designers to provide a range of course support services to instructors, including support for the University's learning management system and other instructional technologies. Strong candidates are responsible, conscientious, tech-savvy individuals who can work independently on small projects. Applicants must be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
Candidates must be available to work 15 - 20 hours a week.
The Learning Design Assistant will provide basic in-person, phone, and email support to faculty, assisting CUMC learning designers with the following tasks:
● Creation and implementation of course websites using the learning management system, and other online platforms such as wikis, blogs, and media platforms.
● Design and creation of interactive multimedia for courses and digital projects.
● Creation of documentation for using the technologies implemented in courses and digital projects.
● Preparation of materials for and providing support at programs and events.
Necessary Skills and Knowledge
● Awareness of pedagogical concepts and instructional technology issues.
● Excellent communications skills.
● Strong technology skills in up-to-date computer software, including MS Office and Google Apps suite of applications.
● Working knowledge of advanced web technologies, such as editing, image processing, graphics applications, and e-learning authoring tools.
● Ability to work with digital media and media platforms, such as YouTube.
● Advanced degree (or pursuit of).
● Teaching or instructional design experience preferred.
● Background in health sciences or STEM in higher education is a plus.
● Must be a current Columbia University graduate student.
Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to Michelle V. Hall ( email@example.com ) or call (212-305-5307) to discuss the position.
Graduate Intern and STEM Teacher Recruitment
(Posted: Aug 17, 2017)
Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year long STEM engagement opportunity for STEM educators to work directly with NASA scientists, lead research teams and develop STEM curriculum for their current classes. Educators participating in this opportunity will become associate researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and STEM education experts whom will integrate NASA education resources and content into their classroom while improving STEM education within their community.
During the fall and spring term of CCRI the research team will consist of NASA Principal Investigators whom will lead graduate level interns and high school educators to become immersed in a NASA science research area of study related to climate change. During the spring semester the graduate level intern and high school educator will continue to perform NASA research. Additionally, the high school STEM educator will develop an Applied Research STEM Curriculum Unit Portfolio, which will integrate components of their research into a comprehensive unit plan that utilizes NASA education resources while aligning instruction of NASA Science and STEM curriculum to the State, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. The teacher will then deliver the STEM curriculum into their classrooms and also provide community outreach STEM engagement events related to their NASA research study. The fall and spring term will not conflict with the educators’ primary schedule, roles or responsibilities at their school site.
During the summer session the primary research team will add an undergraduate intern and high school intern to the CCRI research team where the STEM educator will lead and work collaboratively on a full time basis to complete the research project, create a power point presentation and a scientific poster that will be presented at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the CUNY CREST Summer STEM Symposium. The final symposium will have participants from other government agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the United States Department of Defense (DoD).
- Volcanoes Impact Climate on Local to Global Scale Through Their Emissions. Dr. Allegra LeGrande
- Climate Change in the Hudson Estuary – Past, Present, and Future. Dr. Dorothy Peteet
- West African Monsoon Climate Modeling Matthew Fulakeza
- Urban Climate Adaptation Research: New Technologies, Materials & Thinking. Dr. Stuart Gaffin
Fall: October 9th – December 15th 2017 (5 hours per week for 10 weeks)
Spring: February 5th –April 15th 2018 (5 hours per week for 10 weeks)
Summer: (TBD) July 2nd-August 10th 2018 (Full Time 40 hr. per week for 6 weeks)
Duty Location: NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS): 2880 Broadway, NY, NY 10025 Time Commitment:
Annual Stipend amount: $6,375 Application Deadline: September 21, 2015
Submit Applications: To apply for this position, please submit the following materials in your application to Matthew Pearce: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Resume including cover letter and curriculum vitae. Also provide and indicate which research opportunities you would like to be considered to participate in.
- Two letters of recommendation from supervisor. (Principal, Assistant Principal, Department Chair)
- Attached Application:
- Copy of State or Federal Photo ID
Please contact Matthew Pearce if you have any questions about this opportunity:
Education Program Specialist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center-GSFC
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies-GISS 2880 Broadway
New York, NY 10025 email@example.com
Instructional Technologist for the College of Global Public Health
(Posted: July 11, 2017)
Job Work Location: US
Position Title: Instructional Technologist
Compensation Grade: Band 53T
Posting Date: 7/15/2017
Posting Number: 20097138
SupOrg - Division Equivalent: College of Global Public Health
The Instructional Technologist will be responsible for partnering with individual faculty, and academic programs to conceptualize, design, develop, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of hybrid, blended and online technology enhanced course materials. The ideal candidate will develop, implement and manage digital projects for NYU faculty; will apply a deep knowledge of andragogical teaching/learning strategies to the creative use of technology to improve teaching and learning; and will assess tools to address faculty members' instructional goals. In addition, the Instructional Technologist will train faculty in the use of the University's academic technology tools as well as technologies available in classrooms.
Master’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, or related field.
For details and to apply:
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(Posted: June 14, 2017)
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(Posted: June 6, 2017)
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(Posted: May 31, 2017)
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Instructional Designer at Ross Institute
(Posted: May 25, 2017)
Ross Institute seeks an innovative, experienced Instructional Designer to facilitate the development of a suite of cutting edge online professional development courses for K–12 teachers. This individual will develop content and architect the user experience, applying their expertise in instructional design and adult learning theory. This project is an essential component of the comprehensive digital publication of the Ross Curriculum or Ross Learning System (RLS).
For more information, please see the attached post.
If you have any questions, please email Edison at firstname.lastname@example.org.