Summer Internship with CMSE | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

CMSE Summer Internship Program 

CMSE is currently accepting applications for the CMSE Summer Internship Program. CMSE will hire 4-6 undergraduate students to work for its summer pre-college programs which include;

  • SeaPerch Summer
  • LEGO Robotics Camp
  • ESTEEM SER-Quest/GEAR UP
  • SPICE
  • Bridge Summer Program

The interns must be available to work between May 29- August 1, 2020.  Interns work 30-40 hours per week; evening and weekend work required.  Experience working with pre-college students in grades 4-12 is preferred, not required. 

Responsibilities:
  • Teach and mentor students in the summer programs
  • Assist in the development of daily workshops and other activities
  • Prepare for and actively participate in all pre-camp training and weekly meetings
  • Meet/communicate weekly with Summer Program Camp Directors
  • Teach mechanical design, construction, programming, problem solving, teamwork skills, propulsion, buoyancy, electricity (circuits), engineering research, and structures
  • Develop curriculum for Summer LEGO SPICE, and SeaPerch Camps
  • Live in on-campus housing with students in ESTEEM SER-Quest and the Bridge Summer Program
  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being of students 
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for group problem solving
  • Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success while at camp
  • Set a good example for campers in all areas, including cleanliness, punctuality, clean-up chores, rules, and sportsmanship
  • Guide students in participating successfully in all aspects of program activities
  • Supervise and actively participate in all aspects of the summer camps and programs
  • Demonstrated experience working with elementary and middle school Experience using LEGO MindStorm and SeaPerch preferred and not required
  • Ability to teach and lead workshops which focus on programming, team building, electricity, propulsion, structures, buoyancy, and other science, engineering, technology, and math concepts
  • Excellent character, integrity, interpersonal skills, flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to communicate and work with a variety of age and skill levels
  • The desire and ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
  • Pass a MD State run background check
  • Completed one year of college, at least 18 years of age
  • Current undergraduate student majoring in engineering, science, mathematics

For best consideration, apply by March 31, 2020; the final application deadline is April 30, 2020.

To apply, please complete the online application (NEED NEW WuFoo FORM)

Contact Information

LaWanda Kamalidiin
Associate Director
Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
Phone: 301-405-3878
Email: lsaddler@umd.edu
 

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