Become a 2019-2020 Science Education Fellow!

Applications due July 26th; position starts August 19th
July 17, 2019

Science Explorers is now recruiting a full-time Science Education Fellow to support students and teachers in two Chicago Public School (CPS) high schools during the 2019-20 school year.

This program, currently in its third full year, aims to build science skills and school success by strengthening academic attitudes and behaviors – like academic confidence, perseverance, and study habits – and support individual subject tutoring in freshman biology. To accomplish this, Fellows build deep, academically-focused relationships with small groups of ninth grade students. These groups meet twice a week during the school day for the entire academic year. Fellows also support science teachers and provide tutoring before and after school.

Strong candidates will have a college degree in science or engineering and a passion for social justice and improving the life outcomes of Chicago youth. Fellows must work well as part of a flexible team and have previous experience working with K-12 students. They will receive training and support from both Science in Society and CPS staff, gaining valuable experience and professional development in urban education and science teaching.

Fellows positions are full-time and benefits eligible for the full academic year, August 2019 - June 2020.

How do you apply?

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email to The subject line of the email should read “Application 2019 Science Education Fellow".

When is the application due?

Applications are due Friday, July 26th and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

What happens after I apply?

Selected candidates will be contacted for a phone interview within 3 business days of application receipt. Further details on the hiring process will be provided during this interview. Please direct any questions to

Visit the Science Explorers website to learn more and apply.

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