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. 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 Internship

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Learning Undefeated is seeking passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join its Lake Charles, LA based mobile laboratory teams.  These innovative learning spaces offer schools and community partners teaching space, classroom resources, and captivating STEM learning experiences. Drop Anywhere LabsTM offers a one-of-a-kind environment and uses touchscreen walls, tablets, and projection mapping to immerse participants in an interactive learning environment.

These custom outfitted STEM learning spaces are built inside a shipping container (Drop Anywhere Lab) that travel to a different school each week.  The mobile laboratories offer a blend of career and skills education, providing flexible in-classroom resources that empower teachers. The Drop Anywhere Lab and will mostly serve Calcasieu Parish schools in the Spring of 2022.

The STEM Education Intern’s primary responsibilities include presenting motivating and engaging STEM experiences onboard the Drop Anywhere Lab.  Individuals will also assist in the development of programs and curriculum, coordinating school and community partner visits, and supporting the management of equipment, supplies, and technology for the program.

The STEM Education Interns are the face of Learning Undefeated’s programming and will have the opportunity to impact thousands of Calcasieu Parish students personally.  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 and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented member of a fast-paced team
  • Facilitate age-appropriate STEM activities and extended or enrichment opportunities to students, both onboard the mobile laboratory and in the classroom
  • Staff after-school events, such as family science night, and public events, such as conferences, festivals, and sporting events
  • Assist with development of curriculum, activities, and materials for middle and high school students and teachers in accordance with the Louisiana State Standards

Position requirements:

  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Must have completed at least sixteen (16) credits of undergraduate classwork in STEM related fields (e.g Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • Outstanding customer service skills, a friendly, outgoing attitude, and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to provide reliable transportation to/from school locations
  • Must be able to report to a different school in Calcasieu Parish every two weeks
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Must be able to pass a childcare background check
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required

Hours and Compensation

  • Must be able to work 30-35 hours/week (Monday-Friday)
  • Must be able to work shifts on a school schedule (7AM- 4PM)
  • Hourly rate is $15/hour

The fine print

This is a 30-35 hr/week .  This is a full-time, 6-month position. Hourly rate is $15/hr.  The candidate will be selected for hire based on the following criteria: education, experience, subject area of expertise, communication skills, professional references, background check, and availability.  This position reports to the Texas Regional Director.

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.

To apply


Submit resume and a cover letter with a statement of qualifications to Cristina Cornejo  cristina@learningundefeated.org

Virtual Event Emcee

Location: remote

We are looking for a personable, charismatic, and energetic young adult to emcee a four-session virtual event series for high school & college students. Ideal candidate will be bubbly, personable, and comfortable working with both youth and adults.

Our virtual events are approximately two hours per session and include guest speakers and hands-on career activities.  An example of the type of video sessions we host can be found here: https://www.learningundefeated.org/lets-talk-stem/

The Moderator and Emcee engages with the audience, keeps the energy up, and ensures a seamless transition between agenda items to keep the event moving at a steady pace within the time constraints. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical knowledge of virtual platforms [Zoom] and have a vibrant and approachable personality for hosting.

Speakers for the virtual series are early-career scientists, who tend to be a bit on the shy side. Emcee will help guide the guest speakers through a provided series of questions, engaging student participants to ask questions and play games (all tech provided).

Moderator and Emcee “MC” responsibilities include:

  • Pre-event: liaise with planning team to confirm technical setup and complete “tech test.” Emcee must have a fixed, quiet location that includes laptop with internet connection, webcam, and built-in microphone or external mic appropriate for videoconferencing platform.
  • Arrive at digital conference 15 minutes early to greet audience, make small talk and engage in ice breakers while people gather
  • Introduce speakers & follow provided agenda outline – generally talking with one or several young scientists about their career path
  • Sharing relevant session protocols, administrative Q&A sessions, and chat inquiries
  • Manage time so event does not run over.
  • Event wrap up and closing remarks

Required skills and experience:

  • Excellent English communication skills, native speaker preferred
  • 1-2 years acting/hosting/emceeing events is a plus
  • Quick thinking, ability to ad-lib, improvise and entertain audience
  • Experience working with youth
  • Comfortable with navigating the virtual meeting platform
  • Confident and self-motivated
  • Maryland Childcare background check required

Tentative event dates include: (subject to change)
• November 4, 2021 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM
• November 11, 2021 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM
• November 18, 2021 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM
• December 9, 2021 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM

Pay: $100/session
Remote

 

To apply: Email your resume and a digital sample of your work to janee@learningundefeated.org.

STEM Education Fellowship

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

 

Position description:

Learning Undefeated is seeking passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join its Baltimore, MD based mobile laboratory teams.  These innovative learning spaces offer schools and community partners teaching space, classroom resources, and captivating STEM learning experiences. Drop Anywhere LabsTM offers a one-of-a-kind environment and uses touchscreen walls, tablets, and projection mapping to immerse participants in an interactive learning environment. The Explorer Lab takes participants to Mars in a shared 360 degree movie experience that uses a tablet game to practice the engineering design process.

These custom outfitted STEM learning spaces are built inside a shipping container (Drop Anywhere Lab) and bus (Explorer Lab) that travel to a different school each week.  The mobile laboratories offer a blend of career and skills education, providing flexible in-classroom resources that empower teachers. The Drop Anywhere Lab and Explorer Lab will mostly serve Baltimore area schools in the 2021/22 school year.

The STEM Education Fellow’s primary responsibilities include presenting motivating and engaging STEM experiences onboard the Drop Anywhere Lab and Explorer Lab.  Fellows will also assist in the development of programs and curriculum, coordinating school and community partner visits, and supporting the management of equipment, supplies, and technology for the program.

The STEM Education Fellows are the face of Learning Undefeated’s programming and will have the opportunity to impact thousands of Baltimore area students personally.  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 and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.

During your fellowship, you will…

  • Serve as a near-peer mentor for Baltimore youth
  • Gain science and education curriculum development skills
  • Serve alongside recognized thought leaders in informal STEM education
  • Make career connections with leading biotech, pharma, health, and technology companies
  • Develop communication, writing, and public speaking skills
  • Hone your teaching skills with middle school students, both in the classroom and in an informal education setting
  • Collaborate in a team atmosphere to develop a STEM education program that can be implemented in the classroom or onboard one of our mobile laboratories
  • Receive mentorship in business, leadership, and management

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented member of a fast-paced team
  • Facilitate age-appropriate STEM activities and extended or enrichment opportunities to students, both onboard the mobile laboratory and in the classroom
  • Staff after-school events, such as family science night, and public events, such as conferences, festivals, and sporting events
  • Assist with development of curriculum, activities, and materials for middle and high school students and teachers in accordance with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Position requirements:

  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Must have completed at least eight (8) credits of undergraduate classwork in STEM related fields (e.g Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • Outstanding customer service skills, a friendly, outgoing attitude, and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to report to a different school in Baltimore each week
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Must be able to pass a childcare background check
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required

Hours and Compensation

  • Must be able to work a minimum of one eight (8) hour shift on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday each week
  • Fellows may work up to 20 hours/week
  • Must be able to work shifts on a school schedule (7AM- 4PM)
  • Hourly rate is $15/hour

 

The fine print 


This is a semester position with an option to renew for up to three additional semesters.  This is a part-time Fellowship position.  The Fellowship candidates will be selected based on the following criteria: demonstrated interest in a STEM-related field or education, ability to work at least one eight (8) hour shift each week, communication skills, background check, and availability. Hourly rate is $15/hr.

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.

 

To apply


Submit resume and a cover letter with a statement of qualifications to Benedetta Naglieri benedetta@learningundefeated.org

 

STEM Education Fellowship

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

 

Position description:

Learning Undefeated is seeking passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join its Baltimore, MD based mobile laboratory teams.  These innovative learning spaces offer schools and community partners teaching space, classroom resources, and captivating STEM learning experiences. Drop Anywhere LabsTM offers a one-of-a-kind environment and uses touchscreen walls, tablets, and projection mapping to immerse participants in an interactive learning environment. The Explorer Lab takes participants to Mars in a shared 360 degree movie experience that uses a tablet game to practice the engineering design process.

These custom outfitted STEM learning spaces are built inside a shipping container (Drop Anywhere Lab) and bus (Explorer Lab) that travel to a different school each week.  The mobile laboratories offer a blend of career and skills education, providing flexible in-classroom resources that empower teachers. The Drop Anywhere Lab and Explorer Lab will mostly serve Baltimore area schools in the 2021/22 school year.

The STEM Education Fellow’s primary responsibilities include presenting motivating and engaging STEM experiences onboard the Drop Anywhere Lab and Explorer Lab.  Fellows will also assist in the development of programs and curriculum, coordinating school and community partner visits, and supporting the management of equipment, supplies, and technology for the program.

The STEM Education Fellows are the face of Learning Undefeated’s programming and will have the opportunity to impact thousands of Baltimore area students personally.  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 and an entrepreneurial work environment that supports individual success.

During your fellowship, you will…

  • Serve as a near-peer mentor for Baltimore youth
  • Gain science and education curriculum development skills
  • Serve alongside recognized thought leaders in informal STEM education
  • Make career connections with leading biotech, pharma, health, and technology companies
  • Develop communication, writing, and public speaking skills
  • Hone your teaching skills with middle school students, both in the classroom and in an informal education setting
  • Collaborate in a team atmosphere to develop a STEM education program that can be implemented in the classroom or onboard one of our mobile laboratories
  • Receive mentorship in business, leadership, and management

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a positive, flexible, solutions-oriented member of a fast-paced team
  • Facilitate age-appropriate STEM activities and extended or enrichment opportunities to students, both onboard the mobile laboratory and in the classroom
  • Staff after-school events, such as family science night, and public events, such as conferences, festivals, and sporting events
  • Assist with development of curriculum, activities, and materials for middle and high school students and teachers in accordance with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Position requirements:

  • Must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Must have completed at least eight (8) credits of undergraduate classwork in STEM related fields (e.g Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • Outstanding customer service skills, a friendly, outgoing attitude, and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Must be flexible and adapt well in unpredictable situations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to report to a different school in Baltimore each week
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Must be able to pass a childcare background check
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required

Hours and Compensation

  • Must be able to work a minimum of one eight (8) hour shift on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday each week
  • Fellows may work up to 20 hours/week
  • Must be able to work shifts on a school schedule (7AM- 4PM)
  • Hourly rate is $15/hour

The fine print 


This is a semester position with an option to renew for up to three additional semesters.  This is a part-time Fellowship position.  The Fellowship candidates will be selected based on the following criteria: demonstrated interest in a STEM-related field or education, ability to work at least one eight (8) hour shift each week, communication skills, background check, and availability. Hourly rate is $15/hr.

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.

 

To apply


Submit resume and a cover letter with a statement of qualifications to Benedetta Naglieri benedetta@learningundefeated.org

 

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