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Reaching out to underserved and underrepresented communities, can have major impact on student outcomes. Reacting to a recent visit from one of the NESSP Partners, a teacher commented: “We haven’t been able to offer the students something like this before,” Nickerson said. “They go to OMSI in the fifth grade, but not one of the students yesterday had ever been in a planetarium before.”

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Please help spread the word to your networks. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory has 4 positions currently open, two full-time exempt positions and two internships:

STE(A)M Education Specialist in Socorro, NM will work with the EPO officer to develop tours of the VLA, radio astronomy summer camps, and additional outreach materials. Full details on the NRAO careers page (linked above).

STE(A)M Education Program Development Officer in Charlottesville, VA will help have a foot in...