​Science Outreach Careers

About Science Outreach Careers
The Who, What, Where of Careers: Science Outreach
A summary of careers in science outreach, published by the American Society for Microbiology. 

An interview with Elizabeth Waters, Ph.D., former Lead Scientist for The Rockefeller University Science Outreach Program; published by Nature.  

Spreading the Love: Science Outreach and Education Jobs
A description of science outreach careers and tips for finding science outreach jobs from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Transitioning from Researcher to Outreacher
An article profiling several science outreach professionals, published by Science.

How to Get a Job in Science Education and Outreach
Information about what it takes to get a job in science outreach, published by the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education. 

Resources for Science Outreach Careers

The Young Scientist Program (YSP) provides outreach to high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds. YSP targets St. Louis City Public High School teachers with resources that facilitate inquiry-based learing in classrooms. Each year, the program reaches hundreds of high school students and teachers. For more information, email ysp.summerfocus@wustl.edu or call 314-362-7456.

Academy of Science St. Louis Volunteer Opportunities
Each year the nonprofit Academy relies on speakers, science fair judges, BioBlitz team leaders, and other volunteers to advance its mission of making science more meaningful for all. Explore opportunites to get involved with St. Louis's premier science outreach organization.

St. Louis Science Center Volunteer Opportunites
There are great benefits and rewards when you join the St. Louis Science Center volunteer family. You'll make new and lasting friendships, be exposed to some of the most cutting-edge programs in the science museum field, and experience professional growth and cultural development.

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