Posts tagged Volunteer Opportunity

Young Scientist Call for Reviewers

Rachel Howell
September 22, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Young Scientist invites science and engineering post-doctoral fellows and graduate student to become reviewers. Young Scientist is an interdisciplinary research journal published by Vanderbilt highlighting research conducted by high school students in research labs. The journal will host twenty research articles annually. Articles will be no more than three pages in length with a maximum of three figures.

Volunteer with the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach

Kate Stuart
June 6, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach (CSO) is dedicated to enhancing literacy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through the establishment of unique partnerships between University scientists, K-12 educators and students, and the local and global science community. There are many opportunities for volunteers in several of their programs. Please read about all of their opportunities in the volunteer menu. 

Volunteer opportunity with the Journal of Science Policy and Governance

Kim Petrie
May 29, 2014

The Journal of Science Policy and Governance is a student-run, international project that provides graduate students the opportunity and training to serve as editors. The Journal is currently recruiting for the following positions. All editors serve on a volunteer basis and typically remain engaged for at least one academic year. Positions will remain open until filled. To apply: Send a resume, 2 paragraph cover email explaining your interests in science policy and a writing sample to jofspg@gmail.com  

Tennessee Science Standards Development Team Opportunity

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Tennessee Science Standards Development Team Opportunity The State Board of Education formed a committee to evaluate the current science standards in Tennessee and propose a direction for future standards. This committee concluded the first phase of work and directed the department to propose a set of revised Tennessee standards for science education. If adopted, new Tennessee science standards would go into effect during the 2016-17 school year. 

Join the 2014-2015 PhD Career Connections Committee!

Kate Stuart
April 11, 2014
Posted in Announcements

If you're interested in being a part of the BRET Office of Career Development PhD Career Connections planning committee, now is the time to volunteer! Choose topics, plan events, and invite and coordinate speakers for the 2014-2015 PhD Career Connections series. For more information and to be a part of this team, contact Kate Stuart at kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu. The first meeting will be held in mid-June.

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America. Aspirnaut is finishing its 5th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine, and we need you to finish the school year! Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Program

Kate Stuart
March 12, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming of STEM Labs to Rural America. Aspirnaut is entering its 5th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine. Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

Become an International Orientation Leader!

Kate Stuart
February 14, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt International Student and Scholar Service is currently accepting applications for International Orientation Leaders, who serve as guides and mentors for new international students as they arrive on campus in the fall. It is a relatively low commitment opportunity (there is a training session on Monday, August 11th and students would need to be available for International Orientation on Friday morning, August 15th) that could provide some great mentoring experience for anyone looking to build leadership skills. 

Open Call for FOCUS Co-Leaders

July 9, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Anyone interested in gaining teaching experience should consider applying to serve as a FOCUS co-Leader. FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students. Two Co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and mentored through the process to teach small group discussion sections. The time commitment is every Monday from 11-12 and Tuesdays from 9-11.

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