Science Education Intern
Who We Are
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating our exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease. We translate science into practical actions people, policy makers, and companies can take to protect us from toxic exposures. The people who work at BCPP are passionate about what we do and committed to excellent work done in a collaborative environment.
Duration: 200 hours minimum (exact dates and schedule are negotiable during normal business hours; general range is 14-28 hours/week; 8-16 weeks).
Location: San Francisco, CA This is an unpaid internship, but we are happy to work with students to meet course or program requirements.
Description & Responsibilities:
The Science Education Intern will work on cutting-edge science translation projects related to breast cancer and the environment. Our science education activities translate scientific information for a lay audience and explain its implications for individuals, communities, market-based activities, and public policy. This position reports to the Science and Education Manager.
The science intern will have the opportunity to contribute to a number of projects, depending upon the prospective intern’s interests and the organization’s needs.
-Contribute to literature reviews, writing, presentations and logistical elements of our project to develop a comprehensive primary breast cancer prevention plan for California.
-Write educational blogs, fact sheets, and research briefs for web and social media. These will cover aspects of ingredient disclosure, occupation, and overarching themes in environmental health.
-Graduate student or Undergraduate Junior or Senior
-Interest in environmental public health, women’s health or breast cancer research focused on prevention
-Strong research and writing skills
-Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and presentation software
-Attention to detail
-Creativity, ingenuity, motivation
Email your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to Connie Engel, subject line “science education intern.”
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and are accepted on an ongoing basis.
BCPP maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity.
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