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SPS PhysicsQuest Outreach Internship with APS
|Primary Institution:||Society of Physics Students, working onsite at the American Physical Society|
|Affiliation:||American Institute of Physics|
|Job Duration:||9.5 Weeks, Summer 2012|
|Class Requirement:||soph - senior year
|Discipline(s):||Theme for PhysicsQuest still to be determined
|Description:||American Physical Society, Public Outreach Department
The American Physical Society (APS) seeks an SPS intern to help design activities for the middle school level national science outreach project, PhysicsQuest.
The intern will develop extension activities to complement the core PhysicsQuest experiments and will be expected to help write teacher/student instructions for each activity. Examples of last year's PhysicsQuest manual and extension activities can be found on the PhysicsQuest website (www.physicscentral.com/physicsquest).
• Completion of at least two years of college physics
• Demonstrated writing skills
• Interest in public outreach and informal education
• Excellent communication skills
SPS intern positions based in Washington, DC are also available in science research, outreach, writing, and policy. See http://www.spsnational.org/programs/internships/ for details.
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