Monday, December 29, 2014

Spring 2015 Marin Science Seminar internship application period now open

Explore science & technology, meet scientists and medical professionals, gain experience for your resume and college applications, develop a portfolio! Our past interns are now studying at CalTech, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly SLO, Sonoma State, and CSU Chico. Check out our blog and Vimeo page for examples of past intern blogging and videography. More info. on our internship website.

Apply Online Today or email marinscienceseminar@gmail.com if you are interested in applying. Below is a comparison of the internships currently being offered. Deadline to apply is Friday, January 16th at 5 pm.

Marin Science Seminar Writing Marin Science Seminar Photography &/or Videography
Attend and assist at MSS sessions, 6 Wednesday evenings per semester, 7 - 9pm Attend and assist at MSS sessions, 6 Wednesday evenings per semester, 7 - 9pm
At Terra Linda High School, San Rafael, Room 207 At Terra Linda High School, San Rafael, Room 207
Submit 2 writing samples Submit 2 video samples or photography portfolio
Familiarity with basic blogging interfaces (e.g. Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress) Able to edit video using video editing software, manage Instagram & Vimeo accounts
Facebook account Facebook account
Training in blogging software provided Recording equipment and SC cards provided
JokeMSS interns attend and assist with a minimum of 6 science seminars per academic year (there are 12 per year) during which they meet the speakers and assist with various logistical duties. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings at Terra Linda High School, Room 207, during the school year. Interns arrive evening of a session at 7 pm and are free to leave once breakdown is completed (between 8:30 and 9 pm). 

Interns also assist in researching and creating materials about event topics, creating and distributing outreach materials, social networking and online development of Marin Science Seminar’s mission to attract more students to the fields of science, technology and math. Other than attending MSS sessions, duties will depend on student interests and background. Training is provided for some intern tasks.