Apply for the Science Communication and Outreach Training Program
Application deadline: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
STEMAP is recruiting MSU participants for a 4-month science communication and outreach training program, focused on sharing science in non-traditional learning venues. Through workshops, peer-learning, and one-on-one mentoring, participants will learn how to identify and engage partners, communicate their science effectively to public audiences, and design and implement public engagement events.
Participants will gain new public engagement skills and demonstrated broader impacts experience to cite in their NSF grant applications.
Who can apply?
MSU faculty, research staff, post-docs, and graduate students are welcome to apply.
What participation in STEMAP involves
The average time commitment for STEMAP is typically 6-8 hours per month but can vary depending on the type of engagement project you choose to pursue. Workshops and group meetings will start at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays and will take place in person in 138 Brody Hall.
Over the course of four months, participants will be expected to attend:
- A one-hour orientation meeting
- Three 2-3-hour workshops
- Two 2-hour group meetings
- Two 1-hour individual meetings with site facilitators
In addition to attending the trainings and designing an engagement activity, participants are expected to implement at least one science engagement activity with community members.
For questions, contact Dr. Miles McNall, director for community-engaged research, Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship.