Snacks with Scientists

Internship Description

This internship involves providing snacks for elementary and middle school students participating in the Afterschool Expeditions program at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery (WID) and a variety of community centers on Monday afternoons from 2:00-4:15pm. Interns teach kids about the intersection of food and science with engaging hands-on activities, and of course a snack at the end of the lesson! This internship is great for those with a passion for STEM or education related fields. 

Note: This position requires more travel than others, so having reliable transportation is helpful but not required.

Average Time Commitment

3-5 hours/week sourcing and prepping snacks/activities

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Source locally
  • Ability to lesson plan interactive activities 
  • Basic scientific knowledge
  • Actively engage participants in the snack workshop.
  • Enjoy working with young children
  • Good communication skills to maintain relationships with staff, youth, families, and fellow interns

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