NASA GISS Sumer Internship Program STEM Educator Application

Dates of Program: 7/5/2017 – 8/11/2017
The New York City College of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology offers an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) as well as a baccalaureate degree. Both degree programs are hands-on with engineering applications in areas such as CAD, CAM, Materials Testing, and Robotics. The preferred candidate will have a background in engineering and preferably experience in Mechanical Engineering. Experience in CAD, CAM, and robotics is a plus. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of various elements of design, manufacturing and mechanical systems. The candidate should be familiar with writing scientific reports knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a must. The candidate should be able to work independently and willing to learn and transfer that knowledge to the participating students. The candidate is expected to work in additive manufacturing and materials testing for different materials (PLA, ABS, Nylong,…etc) to demonstrate the variation of material properties in tension, compression, bending, and torsion due to additive manufacturing process. Intensive data collection and intensive use of graphs.
The STEM teacher selected for this position will be part of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Summer Internship program and will lead all activities as defined by their mentor while leading research teams, participate in and supervise enrichment events and develop STEM curriculum that will become integrated into their current classrooms. Applicants should be full-time, in service credentialed teachers with a minimum of three years’ experience in the classroom and have experience developing STEM curriculum. The awardee will work full time throughout the entirety of the program which begins on July 5th 2017 and concludes on August 11th 2017. 

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