[ASC-list] NSW: Vacation position for outreach student

Helen.Sim at csiro.au Helen.Sim at csiro.au
Fri Aug 10 04:12:54 UTC 2012


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Vacation Scholarship in Outreach - CSIRO's Parkes Observatory, NSW

CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science is offering a position for a student studying science education, communication or a related field at a tertiary level, to carry out a project over a period of 12 weeks.

The position is based at the Visitors Centre of CSIRO's Parkes Observatory in Central West NSW.

The project has two parts:

 *   developing an informative and engaging presentation on astronomy for the visiting public, and putting it into practice in the holiday season; and
 *   developing an educational program for visiting groups of primary-school students.

Who should apply: This project is for someone studying science education or communication. You must have experience in public speaking or presenting, or in developing science programs. Knowledge of astronomy is an advantage but not essential. You must be available to work over the Christmas period at Parkes.

When program runs: The position starts on 26 November 2012 and continues for 12 weeks.

Where: The position is located at CSIRO's Parkes Observatory, 25 km north of the town of Parkes in Central West NSW.

Scholarship:  $1413.32 per fortnight

How to apply:

 *   Go to http://www.csiro.au/Portals/Careers.aspx<http://www.csiro.au/Portals/Careers.aspx>.
 *   Click on "Jobs list" then on "All vacancies".
 *   Search through list for Job Ref - NSW12/02331.

Closing date for applications: 11.30pm AEST on Sunday 2 September 2012

Enquiries:
Robert  Hollow
CASS Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship Program Coordinator
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/research/summer_vacation/
Education Officer
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
robert.hollow at csiro.au<mailto:robert.hollow at csiro.au>


PO Box 76 Epping, NSW 1710
ph: +61 (0)2 9372 4247
fax: +61 (0)2 9372 4444


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Helen Sim
Media Liaison and Public Relations

CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
and
Australian Astronomical Observatory

T: +61 2 9372 4251
M: +61 419 635 905







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