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UMB CURE Scholars - Paid Internship

Internship Responsibilities

  • Supports ongoing planning and implementation of mentor recruitment and training for the program.  Assists in or conducts studies and analyses of programs, organizations, procedures, or systems of limited scope.

  • Collects, compiles, and organizes data pertinent to mentor attendance, survey responses, and various volunteer data.  Analyzes, summarizes, and communicates this information to appropriate team members. 

  • Develops emergency protocols to respond to potential barriers of success such as impending evictions, food access, clothing, utility assistance, and workforce help.

  • Consults with the program leader and administrative officials regarding policies, trends, and interpretation of data and program needs following specific instructions.

  • Scheduling and coordinating Mentoring Sub-Committee meetings and serving on the Mentoring Sub-Committee.

  • Attend and participate in all Central Team, Dream Team, and Advisory Board Meetings.

  • Collects, compiles, and organizes data related to students Service Learning Hours.

Skill Set Required

 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a Volunteer Intern for the UMB CURE Scholars Program with the following skills:  Ability to work some weekend and late afternoon hours. Possesses a knowledge of mentoring recruitment and training.  Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.  Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way.  Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior while interacting.  Ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner to reach critical deadlines.

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Science, Education, Health Care

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Fall (Sep - Dec)
Hours per week: 1-10 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $4,000.00 stipend
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: August 10, 2018
Required Documentation: Resume, Other - Transcript/CV

Additional Information

All activities take place on the campus of University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Headquarters

220 N. Arch Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

About UMB CURE Scholars Program

The UMB CURE Scholars Program is a groundbreaking year-round pipeline program that prepares sixth- to 12th-grade students in West Baltimore for competitive and rewarding research, STEM, and health care career opportunities.

As the first middle school program funded by the National Cancer Institute’s  Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE), the UMB CURE Scholars Program identifies sixth-graders with an interest in science from three West Baltimore middle schools and supports these scholars throughout middle school, high school, and beyond. The UMB CURE Scholars Program is designed to support under-represented minority students by exposing them to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers, exciting experiments, and inspiring mentors. With a 5:1 mentor-to-scholar ratio, scholars participate in after-school hands-on experiments; Saturday tutoring and life skill development workshops; and a comprehensive summer academic enrichment component. Scholars are selected based on their commitment to a long-term program and not based on academic performance measures. Through rich scientific opportunities, scholars gain presentation experience, academic growth, self-confidence, and the motivation necessary to succeed. The ultimate goal is to increase the pool of under-represented minorities pursuing careers in STEM, health care, and cancer research.