Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

  • SITE Intern

    Job Locations US-IL-Aurora
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(12/13/2019 10:59 AM)
  • Overview

    IMSA's SITE intern program identifies talented college students who are pursuing STEM or education degrees and are interested in exploring teaching. It provides these interns with training, mentorship and support, feedback, and classroom opportunities to teach IMSA-created, hands-on, inquiry-based  STEM content to students in IMSA’s summer programs.  These internships are based at IMSA's Aurora, IL campus. This internship would begin the week of May 18 and conclude July 31, with the week of June 29th off. General hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with some possible travel to field sites. SITE Interns will receive hourly compensation at $11.00/hr. 


    • Co-teach and/or solo teach IMSA summer day camps
    • Prepare materials for IMSA camps
    • Interact with program participants and create a welcoming environment that supports inquiry, exploration, and risk-taking
    • Supervise students in program classrooms, lunchroom, and recess
    • Help ensure student safety during drop-off and pick-up
    • Model exemplary leadership traits for IMSA Allies
    • Assist with clean-up and storage of materials at the end of the program
    • Other duties as assigned


    Eligibility Requirements: Rising college sophomore,  junior,  or senior, or enrolled in a graduate program for fall 2020, with a STEM or education concentration.

    Priority Application Deadline: January 31; regular Application Deadline: March 20 - decisions will be made on a rolling basis, so it benefits you to get your application in early. The final cohort of interns will be finalized by early April 2019.


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