Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate StudentsChefKoochooloo – Posted by ChefKoochooloo
Are you a US-based graduate student looking for a Six-Month internship in the Early Stage Startup environment? Do you feel like you can roll up your sleeves and add value in every aspect of the business if needed? Then check out this exciting opportunity: About the Funder: Our Startup might be eligible to receive a supplemental grant from the National Science Foundation, through (INTERN DCL: Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity NSF 18-102) https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18102/nsf18102.jsp The opportunity is meant:
- To provide graduate students with the opportunity to augment their research –assistantships with non-academic research internship activities and training opportunities that will complement their academic research training
- To allow graduate students to pursue new activities aimed at acquiring professional development experience that will enhance their preparation for multiple career pathways after graduation; and
- To encourage the participation of graduate students from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented and underserved in the STEM enterprise: women, persons with disabilities, African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, veterans, and persons from economically disadvantaged backgrounds
- Apply nutrition and education theory knowledge to identify opportunities based on scientific research, consumer trends, competitive landscape, nutrition policy, and regulatory environment
- Develop business understanding to align Chef Koochooloo insights and objectives with potential partners
- Monitor established and emerging modern health benefits to support the Chef Koochooloo team in staying ahead of nutrition science and consumer health trends
- Develop, syndicate and test content aligned with NGSS, ELA, IB, and Common Core educational standards
- Communicate data, insights and business requirements clearly, distilling complexity down to its essence
- Research and optimize current elementary education products, adaptive practice, concepts, and learning objectives to help develop a state-of-the-art learning platform that teaches healthy cooking and STEAM
- Construct content and research the impact and effectiveness of activities for demonstrating cooking, science, and nutrition concepts
- Lead the research or support education assessment project by data entry, cleaning, and verification, as well as report creation
- Collect monthly and end of the year evaluation reports through direct communication with school partners, tracking reports, entering data, and generating qualitative and quantities reports
- Literature review of multiple ongoing long-term impact study projects (History of pilot schools, teacher pipeline, long term impact of our project experiences on children
- Collaborate with colleagues for the production of the Chef Koochooloo monthly news broadcast
- Support colleagues in the creation and preparation of training material
- Establish Chef Koochooloo as a thought leader in the Nutrition and STEM education via Social Media Platforms, White Papers, Books and other potential mediums
- In this role, you will be asked to participate in teaching cooking classes to children using the application you are designing and creating content for, as part of our user research activities. If you do not feel comfortable working with children or food or being in a classroom setting for about 1-2 hours per day, we strongly suggest you consider the unpaid internship instead.
- Develop a compelling research project recommendation for a non-profit such as UNICEF, to partner with us and showcase us as a modern health benefit to education (e.g. functional ingredients, lower sugar, plant-based, etc.) including consumer insights; competitive strategies; government, health, science and education experts and consumer interest group activities.
- Subject Matter Knowledge in K-5 Science and ELA/ELD /NGSS, IB (Or willingness to learn)
- Evidence of previous product/project success as defined by usage and improvement metrics
- Bachelor’s degree in Education Technology, Computer Science, Education, Instructional design, Nutritional Science, or other STEM-related experience
- Shown strength with model building, defining metrics and running experiments and testing
- 1+ years of experience teaching in educational settings, with evidence of excellence in instruction at relevant K-5 Age levels
- UX and Product Design research (Proficiency in Adobe XD, or Sketch) –Visual designs not as imperative
- Ability to create and edit videos
- Date Posted
- 24 Jun 2020
Currently Enrolled Graduate Student Software Developer and ResearcherChefKoochooloo – Posted by ChefKoochooloo
Software Management Internships for Graduate Students Are you a graduate student looking for a Six-Month internship in an Early Stage Startup environment? Are you working under a professor who is also a recipient of NSF grants? If yes, then you qualify for this role: About the Funder: Our Startup is eligible to receive a supplemental grant from the National Science Foundation, through (INTERN DCL: Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity NSF 18-102) https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18102/nsf18102.jsp The opportunity is meant:
- Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or equivalent required
- 1-2 years of experience as a Software Engineer, Services or Solutions Engineer, or Architect. Deep understanding of latest web technologies, including System Architecture, Cloud Deployments, Containerization, Authentication Systems, and Protocols
- Excellent project management skills with a strong understanding of the difference between waterfall, agile, scrum and other software delivery processes
- Excellent communicator with strong ability to present to and interact with startup and enterprise partners in a technical setting
- Ability to provide leadership and direction for our development agency; defining the vision and architecture to scale the platform globally
- Collaborate across various disciplines (Product Managers, Developers, Designers, etc.) to set technical roadmaps aligned to engineering best practices
- Establish deep technical and non-technical relationships with our technology partners and customers
- Keep executive leadership across the company informed on progress and actively manage risks and issues
- Combine your knowledge of K-12 with qualitative and quantitative insights from the field to create an instructional rigorous, teacher-friendly, classroom-ready product that delights teachers and that district leaders are excited to purchase.
- Leverage the platform team to ensure that the curriculum products are using the platform to the best of its capabilities and, when necessary, either advocate for or participate in the implementation of features critical to the success of the product.
- Experience bringing curriculum products or features, to market in the curriculum space
- Demonstrated experience incorporating learning and other data into products
- Demonstrated experience prioritizing roadmaps/backlogs
- Experience with metrics-driven decision making
Responsibilities:The Consultants’ responsibilities will include assigning tasks to engineering teams, setting long and short-term project goals, negotiating with vendors and clients, ensuring that projects stay within time and budgetary restraints, and compiling reports for the board of directors.
- Communicating the business goals of the company to all engineers in the team.
- Supervising every phase of the technical project from start to completion.
- Calculating costs, material, labor, and time required for each milestone.
- Approving designs and budgets.
- Performing quality control checks on all systems and products.
- Analyzing data and drafting reports for review.
- Date Posted
- 24 Jun 2020
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