Current openings at Learning Undefeated

Be a part of the team that is changing the face of STEM education. Learning Undefeated is a nationally-recognized, award winning nonprofit organization with current program operations in Maryland and Texas. The organization was recently recognized as one of the Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, 2018. If you share our passion for STEM, we want you on our team!

Learning Undefeated embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

STEM Education Outreach Internship

Position description: Learning Undefeated is seeking several energetic, organized individuals to assist our professional STEM educators with a variety of virtual and hybrid summer learning opportunities. Interns will work closely with camp staff and students ranging from grade 6 through college.

Activities include preparing and organizing laboratory supplies, serving as a mentor for camp participants, and conducting hands-on laboratory science activities virtually and/or onboard our mobile laboratories (strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place). In addition to providing instruction, Interns may assist in the development of associated curriculum and coordinate all camp visits, supplies, and equipment. This position reports to the Education Director.

This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a team that is changing how STEM education is delivered, with a specific focus on underserved communities. The ideal team member will be high-energy, creative, flexible, solutions-oriented, and able to handle rapidly changing circumstances with grace. In return, we offer an unparalleled opportunity to be part of the next big thing in STEM education, excellent benefits, and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate, prepare, and deliver camp supplies, reagents, and equipment
  • Serve as a friendly, encouraging, and supportive near-peer mentor for camp participants
  • Present STEM-focused camp curriculum (training provided)
  • Assist with training volunteers/camp staff
  • Interact courteously with both campers, their guardians, and camp staff
  • Clean and maintain laboratory facilities
  • Serve as a near-peer mentor for youth from low-income communities

 

In return you will…

  • Gain science and education curriculum development skills
  • Serve alongside recognized thought leaders in the informal STEM education space
  • Make career connections with leading biotech, pharma, health, and technology companies
  • Develop communication, writing, and public speaking skills
  • Hone your teaching skills with middle and high school students, both in the classroom and in an informal education setting

Position requirements:

  • Major coursework in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, or education preferred but not required
  • Youth programming experience preferred but not required
  • This position requires an individual with outstanding customer service and attitude who is friendly, outgoing and has the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • The Intern must be able to work independently with initiative to manage own workload without much supervision. They must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations.
  • Must be able to pass a Maryland childcare background check.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.
  • Must be able to commit to a period of work between June and August 2021, weekdays and some Saturdays.

The fine print:  Must provide own transportation. This position will be based in Baltimore or Gaithersburg, MD and will include some local travel to and from camp locations in central Maryland.

Compensation:  $15/hr

To apply:  Submit resume and statement of qualifications to joe@learningundefeated.org

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Americorps Service Opportunities

Learning Undefeated is proud to be a part of the AmeriCorps service program, where members can earn money for college while making meaningful impact in their communities. We currently have the AmeriCorps opportunities available for spring, summer, and fall.

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Learning Undefeated is a nationally-recognized, award winning nonprofit organization with current program operations in Maryland & Texas. The organization was recently recognized as one of the Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, 2018. Learning Undefeated provides innovative, effective and experiential science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development opportunities to underserved communities. Learning Undefeated’s interdisciplinary approach uses STEM to explore a real-world, problem-centric curriculum that bridges school, community, health and business.

The organization’s flagship program is a mobile laboratory for high schools that has provided quality educational experiences to more than 200,000 students in 12 states since its launch in 2003. Learning Undefeated also operates other celebrated STEM education programs, such as the Verizon Innovative Learning explorer lab, Young Science Explorers Program for middle school students, the Maryland BioGENEius Award, and ATLAS: Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders in STEM college and career symposium and Learning Undefeated.

You can make a difference in your community as part of our team!

If you want to join our dynamic organization, you can browse the current openings and apply. Please don’t forget to include a thoughtful cover letter and your resume along with a statement of qualifications.

To apply

Submit resume and statement of qualifications to careers@learningundefeated.org