Frontiers in Energy, Science and Technology (FEST) Student Coordinator Position
Job DescriptionThe ERE Program is seeking an organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented student coordinator to co-manage our Frontiers in Energy, Science and Technology (FEST) field trip program. The ability to work independently is vital.
Under the guidance of ERE faculty
and staff, the FEST Student Coordinator will identify and research potential
trip locations (i.e. energy/environment related corporations, nuclear plants,
research laboratories, etc.), arrange logistics for domestic and international
trips including budgeting, contacting companies or facilities to set up initial
contact, follow up, travel and transportation, schedule and publicize the confirmed
trips and/or tours to ERE students, update social media sites and manage trip
reports (an average of 5-10 hrs/week).
The FEST Student Coordinator will
work with ERE program staff and student coordinators to publicize the available
tours and trips to ERE students. The student coordinators will be responsible
for all facets of this program and must be able to work independently.
The position is open to all SAIS
students with preference given to ERE students. First year students are
encouraged to apply, as the position could potentially extend into their second
year at SAIS. The position will begin in early September 2019 and extend
throughout the academic year, ending in May 2020.
Rate: $14.50 per hour
Apply by Friday, September 13, 2019. Submit your resume and a statement of interest
To supplement its rigorous academic curriculum, the Energy, Resources and Environment Program developed the Frontiers in Energy, Science and Technology (FEST) Field Visits initiative to provide its students with first- hand experience visiting utilities, nuclear power and LNG plants, hydraulic fracturing and off-shore oil facilities, sewage treatment plants, and solar panel manufacturing facilities, among others.
FEST offers student enrichment activities designed to provide first-hand exposure to innovations in the energy and environment sectors.