STEM Workforce Development Intern
Company: Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: November 16, 2023
STEM Workforce Development Intern
Science & Engineering
Appointment Type: Full-Time Temporary (FTT) Location: Oak Ridge, TN
or Hybrid *Salary Range: $17.40 - $23.27 per hour PURPOSE: Intern
will receive training in outreach, communications, and engagement
for ORISE STEM-WD programs and serve as a member of a collaborative
team focused on enhancing the value of the ORISE experience and
creating a diverse and collaborative community designed to support
the future of STEM.
Assists STEM WD staff in developing
impactful content for the continued engagement, professional
development, and recognition of ORISE participants and alumni.
Duties may include but are not limited to:
- Assists in professional development engagement series, postdoc
appreciation activities, mentor activities, and alumni engagement;
developing presentations, communications, and resources; supporting
outreach including delivery and scheduling of messaging; assisting
with reporting and follow up.
- Assists in developing content for the ORISE Virtual Institute
(vI - website), social media, Experience ORISE newsletter, ORISE
Connections, program websites, presentations, etc.
- Develops content for STEM WD Success Stories, including
coordinating request process; interviewing sponsors, mentors,
participants, and staff; researching topics; drafting and editing
content for publications; arranging approvals; promoting content
via social media, newsletters, and websites; and updating
SharePoint site. Assists with video development of selected
- Represents ORISE STEM WD and supports activities related to
outreach and ORISE community events, both in person and virtual,
including interacting with potential applicants, participants,
alumni, mentors, sponsors, and staff. Serves on teams and
committees, and on special projects. Participates in outreach
informational sessions, career fairs, presentations, etc.
- Provides outstanding customer service by monitoring multiple
email boxes and virtual platforms for general inquiries,
registration approvals, and communication.
- Identifies, researches, and develops special projects related
to communication, engagement, or outreach interests to add value to
ORISE STEM WD with presentation to leadership.
High school diploma and 2-4 years of job related experience.
Bachelors highly preferred. An equivalent combination of education
and experience performing duties as described may be substituted
for the minimum requirements.
- Requires academic and career interest in outreach and
recruiting, marketing, communication, training and development, or
- Strong skills in writing and editing, multi-tasking,
organization, strategic and creative thinking, and ability to work
productively in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary
- Preferred knowledge of social media engagement, video or
digital media, graphic design, event planning, and project
management. *The candidate's starting salary will be determined
upon hire and ORAU will use salary survey data, internal
comparators, and the candidate's qualifications to determine
salary. TOTAL REWARDS ORAU has a strategic approach to providing
total rewards to employees through a fair, equitable, and
competitive total compensation package. The goal of our total
rewards system is to integrate compensation, benefits, work-life
balance, performance, recognition, development, and career
opportunities to attract, engage, and retain the talent required to
achieve ORAU's business objectives. The benefit component of our
total rewards program supports business goals by offering the
following benefits based on employee eligibility:
- Legally required benefits
- Group Health insurance including: Medical, Prescription,
Dental, and Vision
- Retirement plan access
- Disability insurance
- Group life insurance
- Travel Accident Insurance
- Section 125 reimbursement accounts
- Other voluntary employee paid benefit and insurance offerings
The ORAU total reward package also promotes work-life balance.
Mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their
families, ORAU offers the following additional work-life benefits
based on employee eligibility:
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Paid Holidays
- Flexible work schedules or compressed work weeks
- Occupational Health and Wellness Programs
- Employee Assistance Program
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