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Employer: UC Berkeley Regional Services (BRS)

Expires: 06/30/2021

Listing Date: May 2021Job: Workforce Development & Education Student Assistant (science education)Description: Berkeley Lab’s Workforce Development & Education (WD&E) Department has two (2) openings for the role of WD&E Student Assistant, to assist with supporting the department on a part-time basis during the school year, transitioning to full-time work during the summer. Visit our website at Student Assistant will support the science internships and outreach events hosted by WD&E at Berkeley Lab. This role is currently remote, but will transition to an in-person role in Berkeley once we resume on-site work. Job duties include (but are not limited to): supporting live virtual events (e.g., setting up Zoom meetings, monitoring chat) for STEM majors and post-baccalaureates, administrative support, event planning, spreadsheet management, maintaining photo archives, recording logistical information, literature searches, data analysis, data visualization, file management, preparing printed/electronic media, and other duties, as needed. We hope to have this position filled for at least one year, with the possibility of extension beyond this time. Strong applicants will have:Strong written communication skills and email etiquette.Experience using Zoom and other online collaboration tools.Proficiency in office software (e.g., Google applications, MS Word, Excel).Experience with data analysis and visualization (e.g., charts, graphs, tables, infographics).Strong demonstrated attention to detail, with the ability to produce quality work with a high degree of accuracy.Ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams.Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.Willingness to work in a flexible, changing environment.Preferred (but not required):Successful completion of some coursework in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).Demonstrated interest and/or experience with science, scientific research, and/or STEM education.Desire to learn about science education-based research methods.Experience with project management software platforms (e.g., Smartsheet, MS Project, Salesforce).Interest in working directly with students at the post-secondary level (and above).Experience reading published literature.Requirements: Currently enrolled undergraduates pursuing a degree at a college or university are eligible to apply for this opportunity. Compensation: Hourly pay is dependent on degree progress (i.e., year in school) and ranges from $15.59-$20.54/hr.Application materials: Please email a cover letter that addresses your interest and/or qualifications, and a current curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé to our team at,, and On the cover letter, please make note of your hours of availability during the academic school year and the upcoming summer.