Princeton Neuroscience Institute Science Outreach Program Intern

Position Description

Science Outreach at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute was created to facilitate mutually beneficial and sustainable relationships between Princeton University Science educators and researchers on the one hand, and local K-12 school districts, non-profit organizations, and community stakeholders on the other. The mission of Science Outreach at Princeton University aims to increase and support diverse, equitable, and inclusive opportunities for students, researchers, faculty, and staff to develop outreach program ideas and proposals by creating collaborative partnerships with the surrounding community to advance scientific research, scholarship, and service.


Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.


Internship Position

Science Outreach Program Intern


Maximum Number of Positions



Supervising Mentor

Dr. Paryn Wallace, Associate Director of Science Outreach


Skills You Will Need to Begin This Position

  • Technical skills
  • An interest in community STEM outreach, higher education program administration that includes collaboration with academic departments and community organizations that serve underrepresented learners.


Skills You Will Develop

  • Leadership skills
  • Program development, and program organization and implementation.


Careers Related to This Internship

  • DEI
  • Communications
  • Data Collection/Analysis
  • Higher Administration



  • Applicants should have an interest in STEM, community outreach, and higher education program administration that includes collaborating with campus partners and community organizations.


Materials Needed to Apply

  1. Short responses answering the following questions:
    1. What is your experience in working with outreach and STEM programs.
    2. What is your leadership style and how well do you work independently on assigned projects?
    3. What technical skills do you have that would be an asset to this internship position?
    4. What are your goals and what would like to take away from this experience?
    5. What potential skills do you currently have or would like to develop to see how they may align with this project.

2. Candidates selected as finalists should be available for a brief conversation via Zoom.


Contact Information 

Should you have questions or concerns about this internship, please reach out to Dr. Paryn Wallace

Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.