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Current Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Graduate School of Education students work with elementary school children at Bell School in Kirkwood.We are currently seeking volunteers and interns for the projects below. If you are interested in participating in any of these projects, complete our Interest Form. Filling out the Interest Form is not a commitment on your part to participate, it just allows us to learn more about you and your interests so we can speak with you about opportunities that would be a good fit for you.

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In the Classroom

In-Class Tutoring: Elementary School

Horace Mann Elementary School

Volunteers are needed to provide in-class tutoring in K-5 reading, writing and math. Volunteers will build positive mentoring relationships with students and work with youth in small group settings to build positive peer relations.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Participate in classroom tutoring with students and teachers
  • Work with students during class time to build positive peer relationships

Volunteers are needed:

8-11 a.m. and 12:15-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers must make at least a semester-long commitment.

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Students can access the school via public transportation.

In-Class Algebra Tutoring: High School

Whitney Point High School

Dedicated and supportive volunteers are needed to help tutor high school students with Algebra 1 in the classroom. Volunteers will work in small groups.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Assist high school students in the classroom
  • Provide direct academic support
  • Teach study skills
  • Assist with homework and test prep

Volunteers are needed:

  • 1-2:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own transportation to reach the school.

Math Tutoring: Middle School

Whitney Point Tioughnioga Riverside Academy

Energetic and patient volunteers are needed to help tutor 6th graders in math. Volunteers will work one on one or in small groups.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Assist middle school students
  • Provide academic support in a fun environment
  • Teach study skills
  • Assist with homework and test prep
  • Develop leadership skills

Volunteers are needed:

  • 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own transportation to reach the school.

In-Class Tutoring: Primary School

Johnson City Primary School

Volunteers are needed to provide in-class tutoring in K-2 reading, writing and math. Volunteers will build positive mentoring relationships with students and work with youth in small group settings to build positive peer relations.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Participate in classroom tutoring with students and teachers
  • Work with students during class time to build positive peer relationships

Volunteers are needed:

10-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers must make at least a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Transportation will be available for volunteers. Volunteers will be picked up at the University Union Building at 9:45 a.m. and dropped of at noon at the same location.

In-Class Tutoring: Primary, Intermediate, Middle and High School

Johnson City Primary, Intermediate, Middle and High Schools

Volunteers are needed to provide in-class tutoring to Johnson City primary (K-2), intermediate (3-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12) students in specific subjects in the classroom. Volunteers can choose which subject they are most comfortable tutoring in. Volunteers will be matched with their preferred subject, based on the class's assigned meeting time. Volunteers should be dependable and willing to work with frustrated students.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • assist the teacher with tutoring students
  • assist students in completing their homework assignments
  • work independently

Volunteers are needed:

Monday-Friday, between 7:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Volunteers must make at least a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers are expected to provide their own form of transportation.

 

After-School Programs

The New York State Mentoring Program: Middle School

Johnson City Intermediate School

In 2015, Governor Andrew Cuomo reinstated The New York State Mentoring Program to address NYS dropout rates and attack the problem head on with a mentoring program that identifies students at risk of dropping out early in their education. Volunteers are needed to provide one-on-one after school mentoring in the intermediate school (grades 3-5) to build positive peer relationships. Volunteers have the opportunity to play games, socialize and tutor students to aid in their personal and academic growth. This is a full school year commitment from September to May.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Work with the students and fulfill their needs socially or academically
  • Participate in after-school tutoring with students and teachers
  • Play games and socialize with their student to form positive relationships
  • Complete a background check and fingerprints

Volunteers are needed…

  • 3-4 p.m. on Wednesdays. This program requires a year-long commitment.

Transportation:

Transportation will be available for volunteers. Volunteers will be picked up at the University Union Building at 2:45 p.m. and dropped off at 4:00 p.m. at the same location.

Start date:

September 2018

After-school Programming: Elementary School

Windsor Elementary Schools

Volunteers who are self-starters, energetic and team players are needed to work with program supervisors to help facilitate programming for up to 20 students daily. Programming will include homework and after-school enrichment activities including: gardening, arts and crafts, outdoors, science stations, robotics, yoga/physical activity, cooking and nutrition.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Provide direct academic and social support
  • Provide enriching opportunities for community youth
  • Work with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Have fun!

Volunteers are needed…

  • 3-5 p.m. Monday at Floyd L. Bell Elementary
  • 3-5 p.m. Tuesday at A. F. Palmer Elementary
  • 3-5 p.m. Thursday at C. R. Weeks Elementary

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own transportation.

Johnson City High School Mentor Program

Johnson City High School

Provide one-on-one after-school mentoring in the high school to build positive relationships. Volunteers will also aid students in their academic endeavors by attending meetings with teachers and providing homework help.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Participate in after school tutoring with students and teachers
  • Work with students after school to build positive peer relationships

Volunteers are needed…

  • 2-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Transportation may be available to transport students from campus to the school.

Start date:

February 2018

After-School Enrichment: High School

Binghamton High School

Provide support for high school students after school! Volunteers will help students with homework for the first hour and a fun activity for the second hour.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Provide academic support
  • Assist with homework and essays
  • Help facilitate activities

Volunteers are needed…

  • 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

This program requires a semester-long commitment. Volunteers must commit to at least one day a week.

Transportation:

Students can access the school via public transportation.

After-School Enrichment: Primary, Intermediate & Middle Schools

Johnson City School District

After School Enrichment Program Volunteers are needed to provide support to the after-school enrichment program. The Binghamton University Community Schools initiative has partnered with The Bridge, a local youth community center, to host the after school programming. Volunteers will support MSW students and school staff.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Have positive interactions with primary (K-2), intermediate (3-5) and/or middle (6-8) school students.

  • Assist students in completing their homework assignments.

Volunteers are needed:

  • 2:30-4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

This project requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need to use the bus or their own means of transportation to get to and from the Bridge (143 Baldwin St, Johnson City)

 

Administrative/Marketing Volunteering

Community Schools Administrative/Marketing Volunteer

Binghamton High School

Volunteers are needed to assist coordinators with administrative and marketing projects related to theCommunity Schools programs within the district.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Design outreach literature such as pamphlets, graphics, flyers, etc.
  • Work with school coordinators to analyze data on programming
  • Assist with other tasks

Volunteers are needed…

Any day of the week, preferably from the morning to around 1 p.m. Volunteers must make a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Students can access the school via public transportation.

One-time Volunteer Events

Check back soon!

Collection Drives

Windsor Knight Pack Donation Drive

Windsor Central School District

The Windsor Knight Pack program provides meals to local students outside of school hours, including weekends and breaks. Serving the Windsor School District since 2013, the Knight Pack program has sent home over 75,000 items of food to youth who face hunger. Knight Pack is in need of the following donations:

  • Mac and cheese
  • Boxed pastas
  • Canned pasta sauce
  • Spaghetti 0’s
  • Canned fruit and veggies
  • Oatmeal packets
  • Cereal
  • Peanut butter
  • Nutella
  • Granola bars
  • Snack crackers
  • Soups
  • Tuna fish
  • Graham crackers
  • Fruit snacks
  • Pudding cups

Non-perishable food items geared toward kids ages 5-18 may be dropped off at the Center for Civic Engagement office (UU-137) with Ricky Phillips or at the University Downtown Center Community Schools office with Susan Jones. For more information, please contact Ricky Phillips.

Community Schools Supply Drives

Want to help? Here's what community schools need. Organize a collection of the following items:

  • School supplies
    • Pencils, notebooks, coloring pencils, markers, loose leaf paper, backpacks, binders, folders, index cards, rulers, compasses for math, calculators
  • New or gently used clothing (seasonal)
  • Sports equipment
    • Helmets, cleats, shin-guards, knee pads, elbow pads, shoulder pads, lacrosse sticks, field hockey sticks
  • New or gently used sneakers or boots
  • Prom dress and formal attire (can be gently used)
  • Snacks (healthy for after school, summer and nutrition classes)
    • Suggestions - Fruit snacks, granola bars, bottled water, etc.
  • Hygiene products
    • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, tissues, hair brushes, hair ties/scrunchies, body wash, face wash, shaving cream, razors, body lotion, shampoo, conditioner, wash cloths/loofahs, towels, tweezers, nail clippers, baby powder, deodorant, toilet paper
    • First aid kits — bandaids, neosporin, peroxide/peroxide wipes, hand soap
  • New socks and underwear
  • Board games
  • Books and school supplies
  • Cleaning supplies
    • Paper towels, Clorox/Clorox wipes, Windex, air fresheners, carpet cleaner, wood cleaner/Pledge, Swiffers, brooms/dust pans
  • Winter items
    • Blankets, hats, coats, gloves and boots. Additionally, there has been an expressed need for pillows.
    • Donations will be collected through Dec. 10, 2017, and may be dropped off at the Community Schools office at the UDC campus. Questions may be addressed to David Puglisi, Whitney Point community school coordinator.

CASH DONATIONS CAN BE DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC NEEDS:

  • $6 will buy a t-shirt for one student
  • $15 will pay for overnight housing during summer camp at Binghamton University for one student
  • $25 will provide after-school snacks for ten students
  • $45 will feed one student four meals while at summer camp at Binghamton University 

Any and all donations are greatly appreciated and will be put to good use.

In the Classroom

Academic Support in the Classroom: Middle School

Jennie F. Snapp Middle School

Provide support for middle school students in the classroom! This will help students stay on task, keep up with their school work and increase their grades.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • provide academic support
  • teach study skills
  • assist with homework

Volunteers are needed:

  • 7:30 a.m.-2:20 p.m. Monday-Friday

Volunteers may choose the number and type of classes they volunteer in based on their availability and interests. This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own vehicle to reach the school.​

Math Tutoring: Elementary School

Union-Endicott School District

If you want to experience a real classroom environment, then working with elementary school students in the Union-Endicott School District is the right project for you! Math tutors are assigned to a math class and work with the teacher to support the students in that class.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • be placed in a classroom depending on their weekly availability 
  • work one-on-one and in small groups 
  • communicate with teachers and students based on student needs

Volunteers are needed:

Volunteers may support as many classrooms as they like based on their availability and interests. This program requires a semester-long commitment. 

Transportation:

Transportation is available from campus to the schools for students volunteering in the morning. Students volunteering at other times will need to have their own means of transportation to and from the school. 

Lunchtime and Recess Programs

Lunch/Recess Buddies: Elementary School

Horace Mann Elementary School

Join Horace Mann students during their lunch periods to interact and play games with them. This will help students improve self-esteem and social skills, while also helping to eliminate bullying that frequently takes place during lunch time.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Interact with students during lunch in the cafeteria and at Rec Park
  • Facilitate small groups to play games
  • Work with students on social skills, while providing them with an opportunity to interact with the volunteer and their peers

Volunteers are needed:

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers must make at least a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Students can access the school via public transportation.

Lunchtime Drop In: Middle School

Jennie F. Snapp Middle School

Play games and interact with middle school students during their lunch periods!

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Play games with students during their lunch periods
  • Assist students with homework
  • -Socialize with students

Volunteers are needed:

Monday & Friday during lunch periods

  • 5th period- 10:30-11:15
  • 6th period- 11:15-12:05
  • 7th period- 12:05-12:45

Volunteers can stay for one, two or three periods. This opportunity requires a semester-long commitment. Volunteers can commit to one or both days.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own transportation to reach the school.

English and Writing Tutoring: High School

Windsor High School

Dedicated and supportive volunteers are needed to help tutor high school students in English and writing. Volunteers will work one on one with students to help sharpen their written communication skills in a relaxed environment during lunchtime. Undergraduate students who have successfully completed Writing 111 at Binghamton University are encouraged to apply.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Encourage high school students to develop planning, organizational and revising skills in writing
  • Act as tutors and mentors to the students at Windsor High School both socially and academically
  • Learn how to work with and mentor high school students as they prepare for New York State Regents, assessments and college writing courses

Volunteers are needed:

11:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

Transportation:

Volunteers will need their own transportation to reach the school.

Lunch and Learn: Middle School

Jennie F. Snapp Middle School

Provide academic support for students during their lunch periods! This will help students complete homework and prepare for tests.

Volunteers can expect to…
  • Provide Academic Support
  • Teach study skills
  • Assist with homework
Volunteers are needed:
  • Monday-Friday during lunch periods
    • 5th Period: 10:30-11:15
    • 6th Period: 11:15-12:05
    • 7th Period: 12:05-12:50

Volunteers can stay for one, two or three lunch periods. This program requires a semester-long commitment. Volunteers can commit to one day per week or multiple days per week.

Transportation:

Transportation is available on Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers need their own vehicle to reach the school on other days of the week.

Success at Recess: Elementary, Middle and High School

Join Union-Endicott students during their lunch periods to interact and play games with them! This will help students improve self-esteem and social skills, while also helping to eliminate bullying that frequently takes place during lunch time.

Volunteers can expect to…
  • Interact with students during lunch in the cafeteria
  • Facilitate small groups to play games
  • Work with students on social skills, while providing them with an opportunity to interact with the volunteer and their peers
Volunteers are needed:

The lunch breaks are scheduled as follows and you can apply to join one or multiple lunch breaks:

  • George F. Johnson Elementary School: 11:10 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
  • Charles F. Johnson Elementary School: 10:35 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
  • Ann G. McGuinness Elementary School: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Thomas J. Watson Elementary School: 11:10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Jennie F. Snapp Middle School: 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  • Tiger Ventures High School: 12:00 p.m.-12:40 p.m.

This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Transportation for this opportunity may be available.  Days and times for transportation TBD.

After-School Programs

Fun Academic Character Through School (FACTS): Middle School

Jennie F. Snapp Middle School

Provide support for middle school students after school! Volunteers will help students with homework and test preparation.

Volunteers can expect to…

  • Provide academic support
  • Teach study skills
  • Assist with homework

Volunteers are needed…

  • 2:30-4 p.m., Monday and Thursday

Volunteers may choose to work multiple days per week depending on availability. This program requires a semester-long commitment.

Transportation:

Transportation is available on Wednesday and Thursday. Volunteers will need their own vehicle to reach the school on Monday.

Internships

Catholic Schools of Broome County Development/Grant Writing Internship

The Catholic Schools of Broome County (CSBC) need several interns to assist with development and grant writing efforts. The Catholic Schools provide education for grades K-12 education. There are 4 schools serving Broome County and surrounding areas: 3 elementary schools and one school serving grades 7-12.

CSBC is seeking college students to serve as interns to provide a wide range of database, research, administrative and general support to CSBC’s development team. In return, CSBC will provide opportunities for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, grant writing and program development. The internship offers students an exciting opportunity to learn and grow professionally within a non-profit, mission driven organization, while gaining a better understanding of the Catholic Church and its mission to develop and aid people through its many successful programs. The Development Interns will report to the President of CSBC, Dr. Elizabeth Carter.

Interns can expect to…
  • Assist the development staff in entering data into the donor database.
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets and industries.
  • Search for grant programs that fund projects for K-12 education.
  • Search for grant programs that fund partnerships between K-12 and colleges.
  • Search for funding supporting Catholic initiatives.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use.
  • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals and donor appeals.
  • Assist the development staff in planning donor events and other activities.
  • Maintain donor files and other development materials.
  • Attend department staff meetings.
  • Assist with mailings, filing and special projects as needed.

Skill Set/Requirements:

  • Strong writing and research abilities.
  • Desire to learn more about fundraising, philanthropy and grant writing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with databases a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Catholic schools.
  • Unimpeachable ethical standards and personal integrity.

This is an unpaid internship. Students will work 10 hours per week. Students will attend CDCI seminar 1 hour per week.

Catholic Schools of Broome County Social Media Internship Program

The Catholic Schools of Broome County (CSBC) needs several interns to assist with social and digital media effort. The Catholic Schools provide education for grades K-12 education. There are 4 schools serving Broome County and surrounding areas: 3 elementary schools and one school serving grades 7-12.

CSBC is seeking college students to serve as interns to play an active role in the development of the CSBC’s online community. The interns will maintain CSBC’s presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our customer base. Interns will regularly analyze and report on the activity on social media networks as well as the CSBC website. The interns will maintain the CSBC’s archive of digital images, videos and other content. In return, the CSBC will provide opportunities for the intern to learn how to reach communities, and promote events or programs through the internet and gain experience in social media platforms and the tools used to assess their performance. The internship also offers students an exciting opportunity to learn and grow professionally within a non-profit, mission driven organization, while gaining a better understanding of the Catholic Church and its mission to develop and aid people through its many successful programs. The Social Media Interns will report to the President of CSBC, Dr. Elizabeth Carter.

Interns can expect to…
  • Update Facebook and Twitter accounts.
  • Respond to posts or comments to bring value to user’s interactions with the CSBC.
  • Post updates, news and announcements in a timely manner using appropriate content that is relevant to our customer base and post it to our Facebook and Twitter page in a manner that invites conversation and interaction.
  • Updates Facebook and Twitter accounts with current and relevant photos, video or other content from CSBC activities and events.
  • Grow CSBC online social networks by increasing fan-base and interactions.
  • Maintains current information in Google+ and LinkedIn accounts.
  • Completes other social media projects as assigned.
  • Takes pictures and videos of events and other activities to be included in the content for the CSBC website, Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • Uploads CSBC photos and videos to the appropriate server or Dropbox account.
  • Organizes and archives digital images and videos.
  • Completes other digital media projects as assigned.
  • Regularly observes the online activity of model organizations researchers and reports on “social media best practices.”
  • Completes other research practices as assigned.
  • Uses Google Analytics to assess trends and activity on CSBC website.
  • Uses Facebook Insights to assess trends and activity on the CSBC Facebook page.
  • Uses Twitter Analytics to assess trends and activity on the CSBC Twitter page.
  • Reviews data on the performance of social media platforms and adjusts plans or strategies to optimize reach.

Skill Set/Requirements:

  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
  • Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo-editing and video-editing software and internet browsers. Experience with Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Catholic schools.
  • Unimpeachable ethical standards and personal integrity.

This is an unpaid internship. Students will work 10 hours per week. Students will attend CDCI seminar 1 hour per week.

Community Schools Direct Support Intern

The Binghamton University Community Schools initiative is a collaborative project between Binghamton University, Broome Tioga BOCES, and Broome County Office of Mental Health to create community schools in Broome County.

The project assists communities that are impacted by poverty and identifies ways to support students and families. Children living in high levels of poverty experience increased levels of stress which in turn can make it difficult for them to learn. The goal of this internship is to assist the Community School Coordinators with programs and projects to increase success for students and their families.

Community Schools is seeking interns that are interested in joining local elementary, middle, and high school students during class time, lunch time or after school hours. Interns will help students with homework, tutoring or participate in programs that eliminate bullying in the community. Interns will have the chance to be a mentor, help set up games, and coordinate other enrichment activities that improve self-esteem and social skills.

Interns can expect to…
  • Interact with students during classroom hours, lunchtime or after school programs
  • Work with students on social and academic skills, while providing them with an opportunity to interact with the intern and their peers
  • Assignments can include after school/extended learning support and social-emotional support.

Interns can attend Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. This is a semester-long commitment. Interns must select a two credit (4 hours per week) or four credit (8-10 hours per week) internship.

Transportation: Transportation may be available, depending on the site the intern is placed at.

Community Schools Marketing and Promotional Intern

The Binghamton University Community Schools initiative is a collaborative project between Binghamton University, Broome Tioga BOCES, and Broome County Office of Mental Health to create community schools in Broome County.

The project assists communities that are impacted by poverty and identifies ways to support students and families. Children living in high levels of poverty experience increased levels of stress which in turn can make it difficult for them to learn. The goal of this internship is to assist the Community School Coordinators with programs and projects to increase success for students and their families.

Community Schools is seeking interns who are interested in joining local elementary schools, middle schools and high schools to help promote the community school programs. Interns will have the opportunity to address the needs of the community and help local children and families reach success. The intern will be tasked with assisting marketing efforts and exploring sustainable initiatives for the Binghamton University Community Schools initiative.

Interns can expect to…
  • Set short term and long term goals while seeking partnerships with local organizations to help extend Community Schools's reputation throughout Broome County.
  • Continuously update the social media pages and website content as well as assist in the planning and execution of quarterly newsletters and other bulletins.
  • Format documents in an effort to better market the organization and its accompanying affiliates.
  • Help design and update theCommunity Schools website

Skill Set/Requirements

  • Must do a 4-credit (8-10 hours per week) internship
  • Additional hours for online seminar
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interest in social media, marketing or a related field
  • Previous experience with fundraising is preferred
  • Ability to work well both individually and with a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Interns can attend Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Interns must make a semester long commitment

Transportation: Transportation may be available, depending on the site the intern is placed at.

Community Schools Administrative/Program Support Intern

The Binghamton University Community Schools initiative is a collaborative project between Binghamton University, Broome Tioga BOCES, and Broome County Office of Mental Health to create community schools in Broome County.

The project assists communities that are impacted by poverty and identifies ways to support students and families. Children living in high levels of poverty experience increased levels of stress which in turn can make it difficult for them to learn. The goal of this internship is to assist the Community School Coordinators with programs and projects to increase success for students and their families.

Community Schools is seeking interns who will join the Community Schools director to support program development and assist the Administrative Assistant/Information Analyst. This may include help with recruitment, processing payments, maintaining administrative systems and support with expense recording.

Skill Set/Requirements:

  • Must do a 4-credit (8-10 hours per week) internship
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
  • Ability to work well both individually and with a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines

Interns can attend Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. This is a semester-long commitment.

Transportation: Transportation may be available, depending on the site the intern is placed at.

Elementary School Support Intern

Union-Endicott School District is seeking interns that are interested in gaining administrative and direct support experience to develop new programming for each of their five elementary schools: Ann G. McGuiness Elementary, George F. Johnson Elementary, Charles F. Johnson Elementary, Thomas J. Watson Elementary and Linnaeus W. West Elementary. Interns will be responsible for supporting administration, faculty and students while creating new partnerships between the elementary schools and the Binghamton University Community Schools initiative. Responsibilities will include:

  • Administrative work
  • Supporting principals
  • Attendance monitoring
  • Outreach to families
  • Creating social groups with students
  • Providing one-on-one support to students in the classroom setting

This internship is available for 2 or 4 credit hours (5 or 10 hours per week). Students will need their own transportation to and from the school.

MakerSpace Intern

The Windsor Central School District is seeking an intern to serve as a Makerspace director at the Middle School. The Makerspace intern would be responsible for:

  • Researching effective Makerspace programs
  • Identifying and pursuing funding opportunities
  • Collaborating with teachers in utilizing the Makerspace
  • Exploring Makerspace curriculum

Windsor Mentor Program Intern

The Windsor Internship Mentor Program is a partnership between Binghamton University and the Windsor Central School District. Interns will:

  • Provide middle school students with role models and extra academic support
  • Encourage students to develop their organizational, planning and social skills
  • Learn how to work with and mentor middle school students and be a reliable academic and social support

Project Lead The Way Intern

The Windsor Central School District has Project Lead the Way classes in all district buildings. This intern would report to the district's high school classroom. The Project Lead the Way intern would be responsible for:

  • Presentation development with Google Slides, Microsoft Power Point or Prezi
  • Solid modelling with Autodesk Inventor
  • Finite element analysis using Autodesk products
  • C programming (RobotC – VEX platform) or physical computing using Arduino
  • Data analysis using Excel
  • Familiarity with delivery or willingness to learn delivery of instruction in a classroom setting
  • Project management

Curator/Registrar for their Historical Preservation Exhibit/Conference Center Intern

The Windsor Central School District is seeking an intern to serve as a Curator/Registrar for their Historical Preservation Exhibit/Conference Center. The curator/registrar intern would be responsible for developing a cataloging system, designing and constructing a digital catalog of the artifacts currently in the collection, developing a labeling scheme for artifacts on display, completing research as needed and collaborating with district public information staff to communicate with the community regarding the collection.

Windsor Curriculum Bridge Intern

The Windsor Central School District is seeking an intern to serve as Binghamton University-Windsor Curriculum Bridge Coordinator. The intern would be responsible for the development and cultivation of curriculum and program connections between Windsor Central School District and Binghamton University in order to increase Windsor student access to Binghamton University resources and programs and augment the local learning experience for students. This intern will:

  • Conduct an assessment of school district curriculum and programs through document review, stakeholder interview and classroom visits
  • Issue findings to advisory committee and make determination as to potential curricular and program enhancements
  • Facilitate development and coordination of program enhancements
  • Evaluate implementation and develop frameworks for sustainability

HVAC System Software Intern

The Windsor Central School District is seeking an intern to serve as HVAC System Software Trainer. HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) is the technology of indoor environmental comfort. Its goal is to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality. Currently there are two proprietary software programs which are responsible for controlling the HVAC systems found in various buildings within the Windsor Central School District:

  • Johnson Controls
  • Air Temp

This intern will be responsible for developing training guides for the proprietary software. These training guides will be used to familiarize administrators and other selected personnel with the workings of the software. These training guides will also be used as a reference and for basic troubleshooting when HVAC issues arise. Training guides to be developed can include:

  • Manual, reference sheet, handouts, troubleshooting guide, Q & A booklet
  • Multimedia training packet, training videos, webpages, shockwave, flash

The intern will present the training aid(s) to the Windsor CSD Administrative team

Last Updated: 4/24/18