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Education Fellowship, Student Engagement

Company: Population Connection
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

General Description: Population Connection, a national nonprofit organization working to educate the public about population and related environmental, economic and social issues, seeks candidates for a 6-month, paid fellowship for its Population Education Program, January - June, 2022.This position will help coordinate our annual, international student video contest for grades 6-12. Now in its 11th year, the World of 7 Billion contest asks students to create short videos explaining how population growth impacts one of three global challenges and offering an idea for a sustainable solution. The topics for the 2022 contest are: agriculture and food, urbanization, and ocean health. More information about the contest can be found at https://www.worldof7billion.org/Fellowship responsibilities include: - Outreach marketing (video submissions are due late February), - Communication with teachers and students about submission logistics - Coordinating judging by staff (early rounds) and guest judges (final round) - Interviewing student winners and writing up their comments for the contest website - Administrating the distribution of awards - Working with press consultants once winners are determined in late spring.The Student Engagement Fellow works as part of a dynamic team on other program activities as needed, including writing blogs and supporting educational workshops/webinars. Detailed information about the Population Education Program can be found at www.populationeducation.org.Requirements: Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in environmental and human population issues and K-12 education, and strong writing skills. B.A. or B.S. required.Compensation: $46,800 (Stipend of $1,800/pay period, before taxes) plus competitive benefits package.Location: The Population Education Program team is based in Washington, DC. While the team has been working remotely since March 2020, we expect to resume in-office operations (on a hybrid work schedule) starting January 2022.Please send resume and cover letter for consideration. Population Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A full statement on the organization's commitment to EOE and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and be found on our website.Job Types: Full-time, TemporaryPay: $900.00 per weekBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Proof of vaccination required. Masks worn in shared spaces.Application Question(s):
      • Did you include a cover letter or writing sample?Education:
        • Bachelor's (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Population Connection, Washington DC , Education Fellowship, Student Engagement, Education / Teaching , Washington, DC

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