PhD Science Intern
Posted 1 month ago
Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks an intern to join our dynamic, dedicated science team and to focus on the needs of Texas and the Continuous Learning Product.
Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 900 people.
For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org
OUR MARKET POSITION
Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.
The Intern, PhD Science will be a strong support to our science team, collaborating specifically on the Texas Edition product and the Continuous Learning Product. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, tech-savvy, and a team player with a passion for detail and timely execution of duties.
Reporting to the Content Development Manager, the Intern will:
• Build and maintain a database of review feedback for the PhD Science TX team from TEA.
• Provide administrative and other support as directed by the PhD Science TX team.
Relevant Experience and Skills
The Intern is competent with technology and is willing and able to learn new applications as needed. Strong and professional written and verbal communications skills are essential.
• Respect for education professionals
• Able to take direction from multiple colleagues
• Flexible thinking
• Commitment to continuous improvement and growth mindset
• Proactive problem solving
• Ability to demonstrate grace under pressure
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Excellent organizational skills
• Commitment to high standards of excellence
• Able to lift 40 pounds
• Immediate opportunity available
• Full time, temporary through Q2 2021
A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.
If selected for an interview, a background check will be required.
Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.