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Maker Fellow VISTA @ Morgan State Universtiy
The Makers + Mentors Network (MMN), a STEM initiative of Citizen Schools, is partnering with community colleges, nonprofits, school districts, and minority serving institutions to run the Maker Fellows program.This position is located in Baltimore, MD, and is hosted by Morgan State University.The Maker Fellow will uplift and support underrepresented students in K-12 and post-secondary. The Fellow will be working with various partners in the District, MD and VA who work with military connected and underserved students. Morgan State University is a Department of Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC) STEM workforce development HUB. With this designation, Morgan, through the Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education is responsible for developing STEM programs that are linked to Department of Defense (DoD) jobs and careers. The Maker Fellow project is aligned with our goals and objectives in creating STEM pathways for K-12, pre-college and post-secondary students. This program will offer Maker Fellows a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of programming that supports underserved students to enhance their skills and assist them in realizing their full potential in joining the STEM workforce. The Maker Fellow will enhance his/her program development and research skills that can advance their careers in STEM. As a Maker Fellow, you will join a cohort of 26 AmeriCorps VISTA members placed at leading organizations across the country and participate in a year-long structured and collaborative learning pathway. Benefits include a living stipend of $15,950.48/year, a $400/month housing stipend, a Segal Education Award of $6,195 upon successful completion or end of year cash stipend of $1,800, healthcare coverage, and child care subsidy. Please visit to learn more about this unique opportunity. lty and educators.
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Member Duties : This program will connect K-12 students to maker-centered learning opportunities that help students build the academic and social emotional skills key to their success in school, postsecondary enrollment and workforce placement. Maker Fellows, through service in their local communities and participation in targeted professional development, will become life-long leaders and champions of maker-centered learning and mentorship for under-served students. Maker-centered learning provides a unique chance for students to explore the real world through designing, hacking, building, and experimenting, through the use of digital design and fabrication technologies and makerspaces.Fellows work in capacity building roles and support direct programming, such as developing and enhancing new maker-centered learning programming, partnering with school districts to redesign high school CTE pathways and supporting the development of local communities of practice for faculty and educators.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Urban Planning ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Maker Fellow VISTA @ Morgan State Universtiy

Program Start/End Date
11/08/2021  -   11/07/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  


Accepting Applications
From  03/24/2021  To  10/15/2021 

Contact Dawn Foye
One Beacon Street
Boston   MA   02108

Listing ID 102512


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