Summer Instructors   

Instructor hiring for summer 2024 has concluded. 

K-12 summer camp and high school class instructors teach one or more weeks during the summer season, depending on their interests and availability. Instructors are typically STEM graduate students or pre-/in-service/retired teachers who are passionate about sharing their STEM expertise with others.

Teaching Assistants   

Teaching Assistant hiring for summer 2024 has concluded. 

Science Discovery hires undergraduate Teaching Assistants (TAs) to work alongside instructors in the classroom and provide overall support to K-12 summer camps and high school classes.

STEM Crew Volunteers   

Onboarding for summer 2024 STEM Crew Volunteers has concluded. 

Science Discovery offers high school students and adults of all ages volunteer opportunities to assist with K-12 summer camps and high school classes. 

Teen Internship   

All Build a Better Book internship spots for summer 2024 have been awarded. 

Build a Better Book (BBB) offers high school students the opportunity to participate in an immersive engineering and design internship and research project focused on using Maker technologies to create accessible materials for blind or visually impaired clients.

Operations and Administrative Staff

Operations and administrative support staff are the backbone of the Science Discovery summer program! Most summer programs have quite a few moving parts, but a campus-based program provides challenges of a different type. Summer support staff serve in roles such as:

  • Registrar
  • Materials acquisition, coordination and management
  • Materials packing and distribution 
  • Medication administration and behavioral needs coordination  
  • Camp logistics coordination

Mentoring Opportunity for CU Researchers   

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Mentor applications are being accepted for the summer 2024 STEM Research Experience. In this 7-week program, CU faculty and graduate students act as mentors to highly motivated high school students interested in gaining real world laboratory experience.