STE(A)M Truck Internship

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Deadline: April 10, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.

For: undergrads and graduate students (U.S. citizens, permanent residents and international)

Our Partnership

The Georgia Tech Pre-Teaching program, which supports Georgia Tech undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni considering careers in K-12 education, has partnered with STE(A)M Truck to create a unique, paid internship opportunity in our local education communities.  STE(A)M Truck is a program of Community Guilds Inc., an Atlanta based non-profit organization, that focuses on delivering an innovative, gap-closing approach to elementary and middle school education.

What does STE(A)M truck do exactly?

STE(A)M = Science, Technology, Engineering, (Arts), and Mathematics. STE(A)M Truck is a mobile makerspace that offers an experience anchored by a rigorous, experiential learning-based curriculum. The support and collective expertise of the local community is what brings the STE(A)M Truck experience to life.  Adult STE(A)M role models – maker-mentors, STE(A)M designers, and local artists, along with educators in local schools – work closely with young students in Atlanta to tackle real problems, design solutions, and build things. Students learn the design process and develop a sense of self-efficacy as they create their own solutions. Educators also learn and are inspired over the 20-day award winning program.  They leave better-equipped to bring similar instructional concepts and methodologies into their classrooms once the truck pulls out of the parking lot. How cool is that?

How can I become part of this maker community?

Apply to be an intern! 

What will I do as an intern?

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to:

  • observe the instructional practices of experienced educators and community experts
  • experience an innovative approach to school reform
  • collaboratively plan “maker” infused lessons with a team of educators
  • assist staff in planning and executing problem-based learning activities
  • assist staff in planning and executing professional learning experiences
  • set up, implement, supervise, and break down mobile makerspace labs
  • develop extension activities
  • lead small group and whole class instruction as deemed appropriate
  • acquire skills in classroom management under the supervision of an educator
  • improve students’ course content mastery
  • assess student work and provide feedback to students under supervision
  • assist staff in the design of appropriate assessments of student learning
  • use backwards design to develop lessons that provide students with a clear path to mastery

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • current undergraduate or graduate student at Georgia Tech
  • have a 2.0 or higher cumulative G.P.A. when applying and for the entire internship duration
  • be in current good academic standing
  • have a strong background in mathematics or science; engineering design preferred
  • the specific discipline focus of the internship will be dependent upon the selected applicant

Full Internship Details

Please read the full internship description at before applying. 

More Information

Jason Martin, Executive Director, at or 404.783.6087

Susan Belmonte, Georgia Tech Pre-Teaching Advisor, at or 404.385.3494



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