Research and Administrative Assistant

The Stem Advocacy Institute is always looking for talented people to become its team members. We realize that productive people are always a good addition to our organization. So if you have necessary background and share our passion, apply to join our institute!

Department: Research
Project Location(s): Boston, MA, US
Education: Bachelors or Masters
Compensation: Volunteer


Candidate will work directly with the leadership team, play an assistive role in key projects, and also include:

  • Assisting the leadership team as needed on specific projects;
  • Searching and compiling data;
  • Assisting in the management and updating of the main website;
  • Scheduling and organizing group meetings;
  • Analyzing data and providing new insights
  • Assisting in the writing of reports and grant proposals 

What we are looking for

  • Strong writing and communication skills (a test will be given);
  • Bachelors or Masters Degrees in the Sciences
  • Keen eye for details;
  • Strong quantitative & analytical skills;
  • Experience building and managing Excel databases;
  • Experience with MatLab is useful but not required
  • Have strong networks and experience on LinkedIn/Twitter
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Demonstrate knowledge of WordPress
  • Personal accountability and strong work ethic;
  • Positive and professional, “can do” attitude.
  • You must live in the Boston area 

If you are interested in this position, please send the items below to this email address:

  1. In the email, please confirm you understand this is a volunteer position
  2. Resume (include all relevant website links)
  3. Cover Letter/Personal Statement
  4. Provide one relevant writing sample
  5. Transcripts from all your university degrees (unofficial is okay)
interested in our projects?

Contact us and propose how you would like to collaborate on our projects! 

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