Team Tesla

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Passion for science? Share it as a Team Tesla volunteer!

Currently accepting applications for Summer 2019!

The Team Tesla volunteer program was developed to help local area youth grow their leadership skills while assisting Mid-America Science Museum educators as Camp Assistants.

This opportunity introduces students ages 14-18 to the world of volunteering in an environment that fosters a passion for science, engineering, technology, and math.

Team Tesla participants are selected from a pool of applicants who complete the application process. The 2019 deadline for applications is May 24, 2019.

Those selected to move forward will be scheduled for an interview.  At least one parent or guardian must attend the interview with the student. Successful candidates will be notified by June 3, 2019.

This process provides teens an opportunity to develop much-needed workforce skills that they will need in the future. Selected applicants will have additional opportunities to participate in the ongoing teen volunteer program.

Please begin your application by completing the online form below, be aware that you must still complete the questions below prior to completing your Team Tesla Volunteer Application Process:

  • Will you be at least 14 by June 24, 2019?

  • Are you able to volunteer Monday-Friday for morning or afternoon camp? Morning camp shifts are 8:00-1:00. Afternoon camp shifts are 12:00-5:00.

  • Are you able to commit to a minimum of two camps & a maximum of three camps? Each camp is five days, Monday-Friday.

  • Will you be able to fulfill these program application requirements:

  • Complete the volunteer application and all associated forms

  • Submit a one half page response to the question “Why would you like to volunteer at Mid-America Science Museum?”

  • Submit two letters of reference, one from a teacher or school counselor you have had in the past 2 years and one from a community member who is not related to you.

  • Attend a scheduled interview accompanied by a parent/guardian

Deadline for the receipt of completed application packets is Friday, May 24, 2019.

Please return the completed application to: Jeremy Mackey, Director of Education at jeremym@midamericamuseum.org or mail to Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid-America Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71913.

 
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By submitting this appllication for the museum's Team Tesla program you are not automatically registered in our database and will still be required to submit two references and sign and have your parents sign release statements prior to being accepted into Team Tesla. If you have any additional questions please provide them in the box below and submit your volunteer application form and the museum's volunteer coordinator will contact you in 2-3 weeks.