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:

The interns must be available to work between June 2-August 5, 2020. Interns work 20-40 hours per week; evening and weekend work required. Experience working with pre-college students in grades 8-12 is preferred, but not required.

  • 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
  • Teach the SeaPerch curriculum
  • Live in on-campus housing with students in the Summer Bridge 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 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade students and experience with Seaperch preferred and is 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 April 16, 2020; the final application deadline is April 27, 2020.

To apply, please complete the online application. Application will be available February 1, 2020.

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Contact Information

LaWanda Kamalidiin
Associate Director
Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
Email: cmse@umdedu

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