CBU WORK STUDY BURSARY PROGRAM – Youth Science Outreach Intern – 2016F032


Job/Project Description: Youth Science Outreach Intern


The Intern will be assigned tasks including but not limited to: assisting with the development of locally relevant science kits for grades primary to twelve, organizing, maintaining, and cataloging kits that have already been developed, assisting with the coordination of science outreach events put on by SST members, exploring ways to bring aboriginal science content into science outreach activities, and helping to create a youth science outreach hub where all science outreach activities can be supported to build on each other’s successes.


Students with a science or teaching background are encouraged to apply. They must be able to work independently as well as work within a larger group. They should be engaging individuals who enjoy working with children. A business background would also be an asset.



  • develop locally relevant science kits for grades primary to twelve
  • create a catalogue of all science kits that have been developed through the various outreach activities in SST
  • help coordinate outreach events
  • increase aboriginal content in science outreach initiatives at CBU
  • work on creating a youth science outreach hub that would include developing promotional material, fundraising, social media campaigns, and a presence on the CBU website, that would help bring together all of the science outreach activities currently being offered by SST so that they can be supported and continue to thrive

Application Details

Start Date:  September 26

End Date:  December 2016

Hours:  All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca     Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/work-study-bursary-program/