College Student Hire

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine value diversity in our members, volunteers, and staff and strive for a culture of inclusion in our workplace and activities. Convening a diverse community to exchange ideas and perspectives enhances the quality of our work and increases our relevance as advisers to the nation about the most complex issues facing the nation and the world.

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National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine

<br /><br />The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provide independent, objective advice to inform policy with evidence, spark progress and innovation, and confront challenging issues for the benefit of society. We marshal knowledge and expertise across disciplines to study complex and sometimes contentious issues, reach consensus based on the evidence, and identify the best path forward.

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Full time

$18.00 per hour

Overview: Requisition Number: R0002269<br /> <br /> The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are renowned institutions committed to advancing scientific knowledge, engineering innovation, and medical research. We are pleased to offer an exceptional Summer Research opportunity exclusively for motivated undergraduate students. Our purpose is to provide you with an immersive experience, working alongside experts, contributing to impactful research projects, and gaining insights into the forefront of science, engineering, and medicine.<br /><br />We invite talented and driven undergraduate students to participate in our prestigious Summer Research program at the National Academies. This 6 to 8-week program from June 10 &ndash; August 2 (based on unit&rsquo;s needs) offers a unique chance to collaborate with leading experts, contribute to impactful research projects, and gain valuable exposure to the process behind of providing relevant advice to policy makers on the most relevant issues in science, engineering, and medicine facing the nation today.<br /><br /><br />APPLICATION PROCESS:<br /><br />To be considered for the National Academies Summer Research Internship, submit your application including a resume or CV, a cover letter detailing your research interests and motivations, and your academic transcripts. Applicants should be prepared to provide up to three letters of recommendation from professors or advisors. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in interviews.<br /><br />Join us for an enriching summer experience, where you can contribute to impactful research while honing skills critical for your future STEM career. We look forward to receiving your application!
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Collaborate directly with relevant subject matter experts on ongoing projects, guided by their knowledge and experience.</li> <li>Conduct thorough literature reviews to gather essential background information for assigned tasks.</li> <li>Contribute to the planning, execution, and analysis of a variety of consensus building activities.</li> <li>May contribute to reports, presentations, discussions, and other activities related to the interpretation and communication of research findings.&nbsp;</li> <li>Attend seminars, workshops, and interdisciplinary team meetings to broaden your understanding of relevant topics.</li> <li>Engage in insightful scientific discourse with fellow interns, mentors, and professionals, fostering a vibrant learning environment.</li> <li>Perform administrative tasks such as word processing, copying, answering, and screening calls, and compiling and coordinating mailings.&nbsp;</li> <li>Create, maintain, and updates records, databases, and files to ensure accuracy and clarity.</li> <li>Contribute to related duties and special projects as assigned by unit/division.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:&nbsp; </strong></p> <ul> <li>Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student in a relevant STEM discipline.</li> <li>Demonstrated academic excellence and a sincere passion for scientific research.</li> <li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other electronic tools relevant to your chosen field.</li> <li>Analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills for effective collaboration and reporting.</li> <li>Aptitude for collaborative teamwork in a multidisciplinary environment.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Minimum Education/Training Requirements:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge.&nbsp; Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree college or university program.</p> <p><strong>Minimum Experience:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>None.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Physical Capabilities:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.</p> <p><strong>Required Licenses, Certification or Registration:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>None.</p> <p><strong>Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>Reports to manager/supervisor.&nbsp; Supervisor is available to organize work, set objectives, and to assist in problem resolution.</p> <p><strong>Work Environment:&nbsp;</strong>Hybrid Office/Telecommute environment, with occasional travel between National Academies&rsquo; facilities and to off-site meeting/sponsor locations.</p> <p><strong>Compensation: </strong>The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine support equity, fairness, and transparency in our compensation programs. The compensation for this position is $18.00 per hour.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The National Academies&rsquo; Statement on Diversity and Inclusion:</strong></p> <p>We, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies), value diversity among our staff, members, volunteers, partners, vendors, and audiences. We recognize that talent is broadly distributed in society and that many perspectives enhance the quality of our work and drive innovation and impact.</p> <p>We pledge to cultivate a workplace culture and climate that promotes inclusion, belonging, accessibility, and anti-racism; upholds equity; and values the participation of all who are engaged in advancing our mission. By embracing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our programs, institutional policies and practices, and products, we will be able to better advise the nation on the most complex issues facing society and the world.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>