CNS Summer Program Assistant
Start and End Dates: June 2, 2014 – August 8, 2014
Hours: 10 hrs/week
Type: Work Study
Positions Available: 2
Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting CNS staff in day to day responsibilities and providing event support. You will have the opportunity to sit in on some of our courses during Neuroscience Boot Camp and network with attending participants while also developing professional skills in administration and events management. You will be able to attend boot camp courses while not on-duty. Hours for this position are flexible and can be scheduled around other research, work, or class commitments.
-Assist with filming/audio recording of CNS events including Neuroscience Boot Camp
-Assist with event setup/breakdown, and other registration duties as needed
-Development of event program guide using InDesign
-Create and edit advertising materials for CNS programs
-Assist in identification of new audiences for CNS events
-Manage CNS email lists
-Post information to social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) as needed
-Update website and calendar with events, etc.
-Website maintenance and updating
-Filing and records retention for monthly finance reports
-Submission of petty cash requests
-Occasional mail pickup and drop off
-Other clerical duties as needed.
-High attention to detail
-Demonstrated experience in project management
-Excellent communications and personal skills
-Ability to work independently
-Ability to carry up to 30 lbs
-Familiarity with or willingness to learn the following: basic HTML, WordPress, digital photography, video, Adobe InDesign
-Availability occasional weekends
-Dependable, good sense of humor!
Neuroscience Boot Camp Intern
Start and End Dates: July 25, 2014 – August 6, 2014
Hours: 15 – 20 hours throughout the course of the program, from 7:30a.m.-9:00p.m.
Penn CNS Neuroscience Boot Camp is a ten-day educational program for graduates and private sector professionals interested in learning about the basic concepts of neuroscience. As a Neuroscience Boot Camp intern, you will have the opportunity to sit in on some of our courses and network with attending participants while also developing professional skills in administration and events management. All interns will be required to work 15-20 hours during the course of boot camp, and in exchange will be able to attend boot camp courses while not on-duty.
Assist CNS staff with general office duties and program logistics for the 2014 Neuroscience Boot Camp
Assist with filming/audio recording of Boot Camp sessions
Clerical duties including upload of course documents to Dropbox site and creation of program participant materials
Provide guest lecturers assistance with setup, technology, and other duties as needed
Setup and breakdown of catered receptions
Hospitality services as needed for boot camp participants: assist in finding information on traveling around Penn campus and Philadelphia, relaying questions to relevant CNS staff when needed
Deliver and pick up boot camp project materials in University City and Center City Philadelphia (public transportation fare provided by CNS), make phone calls to local vendors
Superb customer service skills
Strong organizational skills
High attention to detail
Excellent communication and personal skills
Ability to carry up to 30 lbs
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and Google Docs survey function
Experience with InDesign and iMovie, or willingness to learn
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