NOVA Science Studio Site Coordinator (Manufacturing)
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NOVA is the most popular primetime science series on American television, demystifying the scientific and technological concepts that shape and define our lives, our planet, and our universe. The PBS series is also one of the most widely distributed science programs around the world, and is a multimedia, multiplatform brand reaching more than 55 million Americans every year on TV and online. NOVA's important and inspiring stories of human ingenuity, exploration, and the quest for knowledge are regularly recognized with the industry's most prestigious awards. As part of its mission to make the scientific enterprise accessible to all, NOVA is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work, from the production process to the range of stories we tell and voices we feature. In addition, science educators across the country rely on NOVA for resources used in the classroom as well as in museums, libraries, and after-school programs. NOVA is a production of GBH Boston; more information can be found at pbs.org/nova, or by following NOVA on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at @novapbs.
JOB OVERVIEW & RESPONSIBILITIES
As one of the premier science communication brands in the world, NOVA is uniquely positioned to help develop the next generation of science communicators. We have leveraged the combined experience of producers, journalists, and educators on our team to create the NOVA Science Studio, a program that empowers students with the skills to tell engaging stories about science through short-form videos and creates a platform to amplify the voices of young people who have been historically underrepresented in science communication.
NSS Site Coordinator responsibilities include:
• Participate in the program with a cohort of six students from December 2020 through May 2021
• Instruct and support six students via sessions that explore video production techniques, science communication, and storytelling
• Attend training sessions run by the NOVA staff before the program launch with students
• Lead three sessions a week for an hour each with students in the cohort, with a total time commitment of 12-15 hours a month
• Attend check-in sessions with the NOVA Science Studio Program Manager
• Support students in their cohort with regular feedback and to help them develop and refine their video projects
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
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