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Data Science Team

Analytics Team Lead Assistant

About STEM Fellowship: At STEM Fellowship, we promote STEM literacy and diversity. One of our core focuses is organizing the Big Data Challenge, which encompasses students to define a research question, research it with modern Data-Science tools and techniques, and publish their findings in well-known journals. The challenge happens twice a year, one High School students and one for Undergraduates students.

About the Workshop Development team: Before the next Big Data Challenge, our team members gather various ideas and learning methodologies to summarize learning material, creating layouts for Data Science-oriented workshops, data analysis on various data-sets for decision-making, and managing collaborative Slack workspace. Our overall aim is to provide robust material to prepare students with technical tools and techniques to tackle big data problems.

About the Role:

Duties:
1. Lead weekly meetings with Analytics team to discuss assigned project progress.
2. Attend weekly team lead meetings to discuss the direction and goals of the committee.
3. Provide some basic or intermediate data analytics operation on various in-house data-sets.
4. Assign tasks to your team members to tackle problem and suggest good solutions.
5. Host or facilitate live online sessions with students.

Required:
1. Be Responsive : Good communication outweighs everything in a online non-profit Org like us.
2. Take initiative : More your think, more you iterate and come up with a refined solution.
3. Statistical tools : understanding basic as well as intermediate techniques for data-analysis such as hypothesis-testing, data-types , cleaning, regressions.

Optional ( Good to have )
1. Statistical tools : understanding basic as well as intermediate techniques for data-analysis.
2. Technical tools : such as Python , R , SAS, MongoDB, RESTFUL API, Machine-learning
3. NLP : fundamental of natural language processing methodologies and using techniques to solve interesting problem for our organization.

Why apply for this position:
1. Develop your leadership skill through taking initiative and developing your own projects.
2. Work with diverse team from all across Canada.
3. Learn about technical tools and data-science paradigms in depth.
4. You want to TEACH.

Send Resume to Anish Verma at anish.verma@stemfellowship.org.
Deadline for applicants is March 17th.

 

 

 

Research & Google Ads/Analytics Team

Statistics Team Member

The Research and Google Ad Analytics Team is a part of the Marketing Committee, responsible for overseeing the STEM Fellowship Google Ads platform. Due to the nature of the team, the duties and responsibilities can be split into two main categories:  Marketing and Statistics. We are currently hiring for the statistics team.

Marketing – Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create Google Ad campaigns, including (but not limited to) creating ad descriptions, keywords, and extensions.
  • Ensure that all ad campaigns are fulfilling the guidelines and requirements set forth by Google.
  • Brainstorm and execute ideas on how to optimize promotional outreach on Google.
  • Work alongside other teams in the Marketing Committee in the distribution of promotional material.

Statistics – Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze the progress of Google Ad campaigns using data from Google AdWords and Google Analytics.
  • Perform statistical tests to analyze the progress of STEM Fellowship social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube).
  • Create monthly reports on STEM Fellowship promotional growth and/or decline within that period.

Time Commitment: 3-5 Hours/Week

Members of the Research and Google Ad Analytics Team are not required to take part in both types of duties and responsibilities, but are not discouraged from doing so. Similarly, past experience in statistical analyses is not required and can be taught as part of the training process. 

Deadline: April 4th, 2021, 11:59 PM.

Please send your resume and any inquiries to maduvmita.nagulesan@stemfellowship.org

 

 

 

Content Creation Team

Content Creation - Editor

About the Content Creation Team: Our team’s goal is to create multimedia STEM-related content aimed at high school and university students. Through videos, blog posts, and live webinars, we give STEM aspirants across Canada free access to novel information which will help them become more knowledgeable about their respective STEM field, university life, as well as career outlook. We are looking for driven individuals looking to help us along our mission.

About the Role: Editor
Duties:
  • Attend biweekly meetings to brainstorm ideas and coordinate projects with the Content Creation Team
  • Improve graphics/presentation and publish our videos.
  • Coordinate with other editors to split tasks and implement new ways of improving the aesthetics of our content
Required:
  • Editing Experience: Evidence of your work would be best for this.
  • Be responsive: Good communication is very important. All messages will be answered in at most 24 hours.
  • Reliability: Be able to be trusted with deadlines. You are also entrusted with doing your best work.
  • Initiative: Be proactive and propose new ideas for the team without being asked.
If interested, please send your resume to meera.chopra@stemfellowship.org

Science Communication Team

Webinar Graphic Designer & Team Member (1 position available), Science Communication’s Scholarly Writing Workshops Team:

About the Science Communication Team: Our Science Communication division comprises the STEM Fellowship Journal (SFJ) – an open-access peer-reviewed journal, a national high school scholarly writing competition, scientific editing certification, scientific writing consulting services, and interactive scholarly communication workshops and webinars that have reached over 600 students across Canada. The SFJ, which is published by Canadian Science Publishing and supported by a board of PhD-holding peer reviewers, provides high school and university students with their first opportunity for scholarly publication while showcasing original, interdisciplinary ideas of the future academic talent. Through the SFJ, we aim to foster a scholarly network of STEM researchers across Canada.

Primary Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

This role entails the creation of webinar presentations which communicate and visually portray the content prepared by the Scholarly Writing Workshops (SWW) team. The graphic designer will work with the SWW team members and report to the SWW Team Lead to convey content in a manner that is memorable, easy to understand, and aesthetically pleasing. Our current workshops introduce high school and undergraduate students to fundamental skills pertaining to scholarly publication and editing. The graphic designer will also create presentations to promote Science Communication’s many initiatives and we plan to develop workshops based on our research regarding novel scholarly communication practices that teach students to maximize their use of digital tools to enhance scholarly communication. Experience with webinar facilitation or scholarly writing is an asset, but it is not mandatory. This position includes a minimum 6 month contract.

Please refer to this link for additional information regarding the SWW team: https://stemfellowship.org/stem-skills-development-and-mentorship/scholarly-writing-workshops/. Candidates must have experience creating presentation content and must send an example of their prior work (i.e. slide decks) to Gurman Khera at gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org in order to be considered for this role.

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per week

Qualifications:

Applicants must be pursuing, or have obtained, a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) at a Canadian university. Past research experience or familiarity with scientific publishing gained otherwise, would be an asset for all positions. It is recommended that applicants have prior leadership experience. Applicants should be proficient in English.

Typesetters, STEM Fellowship Journal Team

Science Communication Committee: Chief Science Communication Officer – Gurman Khera (gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org)

About the Science Communication Team: Our Science Communication division comprises the STEM Fellowship Journal (SFJ) – an open-access peer-reviewed journal, a national high school scholarly writing competition, scientific editing certification, scientific writing consulting services, and interactive scholarly communication workshops and webinars that have reached over 600 students across Canada. The SFJ, which is published by Canadian Science Publishing and supported by a board of PhD-holding peer reviewers, provides high school and university students with their first opportunity for scholarly publication while showcasing original, interdisciplinary ideas of the future academic talent. Through the SFJ, we aim to foster a scholarly network of STEM researchers across Canada.

Primary Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Typesetters will format manuscripts and conference proceedings using InDesign for publication in the StemFellowship Journal. They will work with other Journal staff and authors to format manuscripts and conference proceedings. Skills that this candidate must possess are the ability to work with others (eg. journal lead, other team members) and stick to deadlines. The ideal candidate should be very detail-oriented and experience using InDesign is an asset (not mandatory). Further, research experience is an asset (not mandatory). This position includes a minimum 6 month contract.

Time Commitment: Approximately 1 hour/week

Qualifications:

Applicants must be pursuing, or have obtained, a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) at a Canadian university. Past research experience or familiarity with scientific publishing gained otherwise, would be an asset for all positions. It is recommended that applicants have prior leadership experience. Applicants should be proficient in English.

 

Copyeditor, STEM Fellowship Journal Team:

Science Communication Committee: Chief Science Communication Officer – Gurman Khera (gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org)

About the Science Communication Team: Our Science Communication division comprises the STEM Fellowship Journal (SFJ) – an open-access peer-reviewed journal, a national high school scholarly writing competition, scientific editing certification, scientific writing consulting services, and interactive scholarly communication workshops and webinars that have reached over 600 students across Canada. The SFJ, which is published by Canadian Science Publishing and supported by a board of PhD-holding peer reviewers, provides high school and university students with their first opportunity for scholarly publication while showcasing original, interdisciplinary ideas of the future academic talent. Through the SFJ, we aim to foster a scholarly network of STEM researchers across Canada.

Primary Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

The individual in this role will assist the SF Journal team’s Student Editorial Board to proofread text and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors in submitted manuscripts. They will also verify the factual correctness of information, such as dates and statistics. Copyeditors will also check text for style, readability, and adherence to editorial policies and arrange page layouts of figures, and articles. They rewrite text to improve clarity and readability. This position includes a minimum 6 month contract.

Time Commitment: Approximately 1 hour/week

Qualifications:

Applicants must be pursuing, or have obtained, a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) at a Canadian university. Past research experience or familiarity with scientific publishing gained otherwise, would be an asset for all positions. It is recommended that applicants have prior leadership experience. Applicants should be proficient in English.

 

Peer Reviewer Liaison - STEM Fellowship Journal Team

Science Communication Committee: Chief Science Communication Officer – Gurman Khera (gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Peer Reviewer Liaison,  STEM Fellowship Journal Team:

The individual in this role will work with the STEM Fellowship Journal to identify and secure appropriate peer-reviewers for manuscripts submitted to the SFJ. They will communicate with peer-reviewers and authors to coordinate the peer-review process. They will also collaborate with fellow SFJ editorial staff to improve and update current journal policies and procedures. This position includes a minimum 6 month contract and demands an individual with leadership experience. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 2 hours/week

 

Sponsorships and Partnerships Coordinator - Science Communication External Team

Science Communication Committee: Chief Science Communication Officer – Gurman Khera (gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Sponsorships and Partnerships Coordinator,  Science Communication External Team:

This role includes but is not limited to finding and solidifying international and national partners and sponsors, minor assistance with grant-writing, applying/searching for funding sources, and searching for networking opportunities for STEM Fellowship’s largest portfolio of teams: Blog Team, STEM Fellowship Journal Team, Scholarly Writing Workshops Team, Consulting Team, and Scholarly Writing Challenge Team. This member will work closely with the External Team Leads and our Chief of Science Communication to assist with and lead various national and international projects and maintain communication with organizations of all sizes. This position demands someone who is detail-oriented, self-sufficient, professional, communicative, and very organized. Experience with customer service or similar roles is an asset. This position includes a minimum 6 month contract.

 

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours/week

Grant Writer and Coordinator - Science Communication External Team

Science Communication Committee: Chief Science Communication Officer – Gurman Khera (gurman.khera@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Grant Writer and Coordinator,  Science Communication External Team:

 As a grant writer, the ideal candidate will be applying for government, foundation and corporate grants and other grant-making organizations; maintaining reports on a calendar of submissions and other deadlines; writing grant proposals; establishing and maintaining working relationships with grant funders; and creating compelling narratives for funding applications and reports. This role includes the following major responsibilities: writing grants applications forms and preparing documents to submit, maintaining funding opportunity databases/activity tracking systems/calendars to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry/proposal deadlines/reports, and assembling and submitting grant requests including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations. This position includes a minimum 6 month contract.

 

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours/week

Academic Careers and Education Team

Article Writer

About the Academic Careers and Education Team: Our team’s goal is to create multimedia STEM-related content aimed at high school and university students. Through videos, blog posts, and live webinars, we give STEM aspirants across Canada free access to novel information which will help them become more knowledgeable about their respective STEM field, university life, as well as career outlook. We are looking for driven individuals looking to help us along our mission.

About the Role: Article Writer
Duties:
  • Attend biweekly meetings to brainstorm ideas and coordinate projects with the  Academic
    Careers and Education Team
  • Write STEM-related articles aimed at high school and university students.
  • Submit 1 article every 2 weeks to be posted on our website.
Required:
  • Writing Experience: You can submit a writing sample for this.
  • Be responsive: Good communication is very important. All messages will be answered in at
    most 24 hours.
  • Reliability: Be able to be trusted with deadlines. You are also entrusted with doing your best
    work.
  • Initiative: Be proactive and propose new ideas for the team without being asked.
If interested, please send your resume to meera.chopra@stemfellowship.org

STEMpowerment Team

Mentorships Coordinator

STEMpowerment: Chief STEMpowerment Officer – Manisha Rullay (manisha.rullay@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Scope of Positions:

We are recruiting committed and driven individuals for positions on various committees of our national team. New recruits can engage in roles including designing and implementing novel marketing strategies, managing internal affairs, coordinating workshops and mentorship programs, or leading a new scientific communication consulting initiative. High school, undergraduate and graduate students at any Canadian institution are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Below is a list of positions available at the national level in various teams of STEM Fellowship. Please only apply to one position in one of the following teams.

Mentorships Coordinator: Contact Memberships Team Lead Catherine Sun (catherine.sun@stemfellowship.org):

This position entails facilitating and developing the STEMpowerment Mentorship Program, which provides online STEM-based mentorship for high school and university students. Mentorship Coordinators will follow up on mentor-mentee relations on a longitudinal basis. They will also have the opportunity to work on and develop personal projects to improve our program’s reach such as developing new sub-programs, doing an outreach project, creating mentorship-related resources, and more. Experience working with underrepresented groups is helpful but not required. The successful applicant(s) will receive orientation and training by the Mentorship Team Lead and work with the rest of the Mentorships Team.

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hours/week

 

YouTube Team

Video editors or animators - YouTube Team

About the Youtube team: The Youtube team works to create, edit, animate and release videos on STEM Fellowship’s Youtube channel. Tasks will be allocated to individuals based on assignments but collaboration between members is highly encouraged! Applicants don’t need to be experts at all of these above skills as our current members would be happy to help learn them, however, previous video editing or animating experience is highly recommended. Please provide a resume and send sample videos to the following email: harleen.klair@stemfellowship.org

About the Role:
Duties:
  • Edit and create videos given short video clips 
  • Animating videos in situations where video clips aren’t available 
Required:
  • Experience with video production, editing or animating 
  • Hardworking and having a willingness to learn new skills 
  • Flexible to short term deadlines (eg. having videos created within 2 weeks at the earliest)
Optional:
  • Experience with the Adobe suite
If you are interested in applying for the position, please provide a resume and send sample videos to the following email: harleen.klair@stemfellowship.org.
Deadline to apply: Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST (interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis)

 

Human Resources Team

Human Resources Executive Member

Human Resources: Chief Human Resources Officer – Irene Chang (irene.chang@stemfellowship.org) 

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Scope of Positions:

We are recruiting committed and driven individuals for positions on various committees of our national team. New recruits can engage in roles including designing and implementing novel marketing strategies, managing internal affairs, coordinating workshops and mentorship programs, or leading a new scientific communication consulting initiative. High school, undergraduate and graduate students at any Canadian institution are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Below is a list of positions available at the national level in various teams of STEM Fellowship. Please only apply to one position in one of the following teams.

HR team member:

The person in this role will assist the Human Resources team with various administrative tasks, projects, and initiatives. Job responsibilities will include helping compose orientation emails, helping put together HR policies, and using Google Admin to manage SF’s members. Applicants
must be comfortable with handling large amounts of data, have a strong work ethic, and excellent
communication skills. Must also be comfortable with working with different online workplace
Platforms.

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hours/week

 

High School Chapters Team

Chapters Executive Member

High School Chapters Committee: Chief High School Chapters Officer – Elvira Nurmambetova (elvira.nurmambetova@ucalgary.ca)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Scope of Positions:

We are recruiting committed and driven individuals for positions on various committees of our national team. New recruits can engage in roles including designing and implementing novel marketing strategies, managing internal affairs, coordinating workshops and mentorship programs, or leading a new scientific communication consulting initiative. High school, undergraduate and graduate students at any Canadian institution are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Below is a list of positions available at the national level in various teams of STEM Fellowship. Please only apply to one position in one of the following teams.

Chapters Executive Member:

The High School Chapters Committee is looking for new Executive Members. STEM Fellowship (SF) Chapters function similar to school clubs, which bring STEM-oriented learning and application skills centred on SF’s flagship initiatives to high schools across Canada. Chapters serve as a platform to promote SF events and programs, hold workshops and mini competitions, promote STEM education, and provide project opportunities from SF programs.

You will be assigned a role based on your skills and background experiences. Executive Members’ primary activities include coordinating the logistics with the Chief Officer, website development, running national events, acting as a mentorship and guidance source, recruiting new Chapter Heads, and developing STEM Fellowship resources for High School Club Presidents.

Time Commitment: Approximately 3 hours/week

Qualifications: Experience and interest in STEM activities. Coding background is recommended but not mandatory.

 

Outreach Team

Atlantic Provinces Outreach Ambassador

Outreach Ambassadors: Chief Outreach Officer – Christy Chan (christy.chan@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Scope of Positions:

We are recruiting committed and driven individuals for positions on various committees of our national team. New recruits can engage in roles including designing and implementing novel marketing strategies, managing internal affairs, coordinating workshops and mentorship programs, or leading a new scientific communication consulting initiative. High school, undergraduate and graduate students at any Canadian institution are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Below is a list of positions available at the national level in various teams of STEM Fellowship. Please only apply to one position in one of the following teams.

Atlantic Provinces Outreach Ambassador:

Outreach Ambassadors are responsible for the promotion of STEM Fellowship’s Journal and programs through various ways such as social media, in-class presentations and through word of mouth. They also represent STEM Fellowship at conferences in their communities, such as science fairs. Within their own provincial teams, ambassadors carry out online regional projects, which have included webinars and online workshops. Last but not least, ambassadors support other committees, such as reaching out to past Big Data Challenge participants and collaborating with members of the Partnerships Committee in helping to establish connections, research grants and form new external partnerships.

We are currently looking only for Outreach Ambassadors in the Atlantic Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador). Applications for our other provinces, such as BC, Alberta, and Ontario will open around April/May.

The person in this role will assist the Human Resources team with various administrative tasks, projects, and initiatives. Job responsibilities will include helping compose orientation emails,
helping put together HR policies, and using Google Admin to manage SF’s members. Applicants
must be comfortable with handling large amounts of data, have a strong work ethic, and excellent
communication skills. Must also be comfortable with working with different online workplace
Platforms.

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours/week

Qualifications: Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, passion for promoting STEM

 

Partnerships & Sponsorships Team

Grant Writer

Partnerships and Sponsorships Committee: Chief Partnerships and Sponsorships Officer – Catherine Xu (catherine.xu@stemfellowship.org)

About STEM Fellowship:

STEM Fellowship (SF) is a federal, youth-led charity that equips youth with skills in data analytics, scholarly communications and research through mentorship and experiential learning. Our main initiatives include:

  • Big Data Challenge: an inquiry-driven competition that combines elements of global citizenship education, civic engagement and social entrepreneurship with big data analytics and research skills.
  • STEMpowerment: which provides research and mentorship opportunities for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM.
  • STEM Fellowship Journal: an open-access peer-reviewed journal supported by Canadian Science Publishing that publishes the research of high school and undergraduate students.
  • Interactive scholarly writing and research workshops and competitions for high school and university students. 
  • Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament (CaYPT): a research-based debate-style high school physics competition. Canada’s selection tournament for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT).

Scope of Positions:

We are recruiting committed and driven individuals for positions on various committees of our national team. New recruits can engage in roles including designing and implementing novel marketing strategies, managing internal affairs, coordinating workshops and mentorship programs, or leading a new scientific communication consulting initiative. High school, undergraduate and graduate students at any Canadian institution are welcome to apply.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email your CV to the Chief Officer of the committee for which you would like to apply (unless a team lead is listed, in which case contact the team lead), along with a one-paragraph description of why you are interested in being part of STEM Fellowship and what skills or experiences you can contribute to the team. If the position specifically lists separate application steps and instructions, please follow those instructions instead.

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the interview. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, positions will be removed from this document when they are filled.

Below is a list of positions available at the national level in various teams of STEM Fellowship. Please only apply to one position in one of the following teams.

Grant Writer:

Under the Partnerships and Sponsorships Committee, the person in this role will be working with the Sponsorships Committee to write grants and liaise with potential sponsors that could help fund our various initiatives.

Duties include:

  • Searching for grant funding opportunities for which STEM Fellowship is eligible via the Internet and keep track of them and their deadlines
  • Writing, reviewing, and submitting grant proposals
  • Attending bi-weekly meetings with the Partnerships and Sponsorships Committee

When applying, please include a sample written piece along with the required documents listed in the Application Procedure  (listed above).

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hours/week

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written English communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to use resources (such as our website and documents containing information about STEM Fellowship’s various programs) to extract relevant
  • information and answer grant application questions
  • Ability to work independently and work well with others
  • Willingness to learn and passionate about STEM Fellowship’s mission and vision
  • Past experience in grant/proposal writing is preferred but not essential