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Galaxy Explorers Teen Internship and Volunteer Program

Local Region:

East Bay

Location:

Chabot Space and Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
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Phone:

(510) 336-7329

Email:

galaxyexplorers@chabotspace.org

Contact Name:

Youth Coordinator

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Physics   Computer Science   Engineering   Math
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
Applicants must have completed the 8th grade
Fees / Stipend:
FREE
Dates:
Program is year-round
Description:
Chabot Space and Science Center offers a unique opportunity for high school students interested in science to help out. Volunteers and interns act as docents in the center, helping with demonstrations and enrichment activities. Volunteering in community outreach programs is also high recommended. Classes and training are available, and the Center features a 4 level system of leadership that students can work their way through. (Text is taken or adapted from the official program webpage)
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Apr 7, 2018, 1:00 PM
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Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Other
Requirements:
Participants should have an interest in science, math, or technology. Applicants must have completed the 8th grade. Ability to speak to and work with visitors of all ages and backgrounds. A minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 is required in order to participate in paid internship activities. Minimum commitment of 8 hours/month. To learn more about the Galaxy Explorer program and start the application process please attend one of our information sessions held at the Center. Applicants only need to attend one session. Next Info Sessions: Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 1-3pm Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 1-3pm To attend, please RSVP Online, as space is limited.
# of Recommendations:
1
Other Materials:
Mandatory parent permission forms and short answer questions Applications are accepted year round. Applications will be reviewed May 1st and October 1st, for training later that month. If accepted, you will receive an invitation via email to attend the initial training.
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:27 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!