Brookhaven National Laboratory Summer Policy Student in Upton, New York
Summer Policy Student
Job ID #: 3672
Position Type: Full Time - Temporary
FLSA: Non Exempt
Job Category: Miscellaneous
Department: PA-Stakeholder Comm. Relations
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Why Work at BNL?
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located in the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.
The mission of the Stakeholder and Community Relation Office is to develop best-in-class communications, science education, and community involvement programs that advance the science and science education missions of the Laboratory. The Office of Educational Programs administers a variety of summer programming through its college programs.
The Summer Policy Student (SPS) will interface between the Office of Educational Programs (OEP) and all the interns, teachers, and college professors during their participation in the summer programs. This SPS will report directly to the University Program Manager, collaborate with OEP Administrative Assistants, and interact with the writing coach while performing, but not limited to, the duties and skills listed below. This position is on-site.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in scheduling, coordinating, and planning intern summer activities, meetings, and lectures as needed.
Enforce BNL safety regulations and program expectations.
Assist in monitoring intern deliverables.
Support students and program leads in program deliverables as needed.
Chaperone during on-site and/or off-site activities.
Provide a final report on lessons learned for the summer program.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be an upper-level college or graduate student enrolled in STEM.
Must work well in diverse group settings.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Formal or informal teaching experience.
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
Outdoor field trip considerations (sun, heat, ticks).
OTHER INFORMATION: (add if applicable)
The Summer Policy Student (SPS) will be required to attend the program orientation and organizational meetings as scheduled.
Brookhaven Science Associates requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Proof of full vaccination as recognized by the CDC and/or WHO is required at the start of your employment.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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