INS Internships

Neuroethics Meeting Intern

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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is seeking a student intern to assist in the planning and execution of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society. This is a part time position available February–December 2019. The accepted candidate will earn $12 per hour for work completed remotely (about 2-5 hours per week) and onsite (about 15 hours) in Chicago, IL on October 17-18, 2019. Only students currently enrolled in a degree granting institution will be considered. Candidates based in Chicago with an interest in nonprofit management, meeting planning, science communication, and/or brain science will be strongly considered.

To apply, please send a statement of interest along with your CV or résumé to Karen Graham at [email protected]. Please direct any questions to this email. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Applications must be received by February 15 at 10:00 p.m. EST.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend and contribute to INS Program Committee conference calls
  • Coordinate abstract submission process and records management
  • Communicate regularly with abstract review chair and abstract authors
  • Prepare submissions for review by committee members and other judges
  • Attend the annual meeting in Chicago, IL on October 17-18, 2019
  • Assist onsite with registration booth and poster presentations
  • Contribute feedback on improving meeting processes

Required skills and experience:

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficiency with Google and Microsoft applications/programs
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets and data management
  • Available to communicate regularly by email

Preferred skills and experience:

  • On-site meeting and event support
  • Tracking abstract submissions or registrations (Google Drive)
  • Content management systems and HTML/CSS code (MemberClicks)

Neuroethics Intern

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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is seeking a student intern to work with staff, leadership, committees and members. This is a part time position available starting early 2019 and paying $12 per hour for work completed remotely up to 15 hours per month (about 2-3 hours per week). We are seeking a commitment of at least 1 year for applicants. Only students currently enrolled in a degree granting institution will be considered. Students with a strong interest in neuroethics or who are participating in a course, certificate, track or program related to neuroethics will be strongly considered.

To apply, please send a statement of interest along with your CV or résumé to Karen Graham at [email protected]. Please direct any questions to this email. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Applications must be received by February 15 at 10:00 p.m. EST.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Website/Communications Director and staff.
  • Coordination of the bi-weekly newsletter.
  • Draft email announcements to members as assigned.
  • Update the website and disseminate content through social media.
  • Contribute original content to the newsletter, website, and print materials.
  • Assist with the organization and preparation of annual meeting events and promotional materials.
  • Conduct research for projects as assigned which advance the mission of the Society.
  • Compile outreach lists to interested individuals and organizations.
  • Participate as a supportive and engaged team member to ensure successful execution of special projects and events.

Required skills and experience:

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficiency with Google and Microsoft applications/programs
  • Available to communicate regularly by email

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Managing social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Photo/video editing and production (Adobe CC)
  • Content management systems and HTML/CSS code (MemberClicks)
  • Creating and sending emails through a vendor (Constant Contact)
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