Info Challenge Summer Camp – Interns

Seeking outstanding UMD College of Information Studies undergraduates to mentor high school students during the Information Challenge Summer Camps!

Meet some of our past interns and hear about their experience:

Info Challenge Initiative (ICI) Lead Interns: October 2022 – August 2023

ICI Lead Intern Pay & Responsibilities

$18 per/hour

October 2022 – May 2023, you will be responsible for:

⇒ Collecting climate change datasets
⇒ Assisting with the recruiting and interviewing of Info Challenge Summer Camp Lead Interns
⇒ Supporting the high school camper registration process

June 2023 – August 2023, you will be responsible for:

Working with up to 3 groups of high school campers as they work through their chosen data analysis problem
⇒ Guiding teams as they review their projects to understand the problem statement, create a process plan, and help them stay on track during the week
⇒ Leading the campus activities for the campers
⇒ Teaching data analysis lessons during the camp

ICI Lead Intern Schedule

Oct 2022 – May 2023 | 5 hours/week
⇒ Mostly remote
⇒ Occasionally in-person activities

May – Aug 2023 | 40 hours/week
⇒ May 30 – June 9, 2023 | Onboarding and Compliance Trainings | UMD Campus
⇒ June 12 – 16 | Training ICSC23 Camp | UMD Campus
⇒ June 19 – 23 | Practice ICSC23 Camp | UMD Campus
⇒ July 10 – 15 | ICSC23 In-person Camp 1 | UMD Campus
⇒ July 17 – 21 | ICSC23 In-person Camp 2 | UMD Campus
⇒ July 24 – 28 | ICSC23 Virtual Camp | Remote
⇒ July 31 – Aug 11 | Internship Wrap-up | UMD Campus and Remote

ICI Lead Intern Requirements & Application

Apply by October 2, 2022 | Acceptance Notification October 14, 2022

Requirements:

⇒ Must Commit to both the ICI Lead Intern position, from Oct 2022 – Aug 2023
⇒ Must be a University of Maryland, College of Information Studies undergraduate student
⇒ Must possess a
B- or higher by the end of Spring 2023 Semester in INST311 and INST314
⇒ Must have a basic understanding of a full Data Analysis Project. (Campers will be working with Tableau. ICSC23 Interns do not need to be Tableau savvy, however they need to have a strong understanding of how to work through a data analysis problem, and express the results in an interesting way.)
⇒ Must complete the UMD Summer Camp Compliance Training in June 2023. ICI will cover all costs and scheduling of all 3 requirements: CPR and First Aid training; Medical Application Training; Complete a Background Check

Apply to be an ICI Lead Intern

Info Challenge Summer Camp (ICSC23) Interns: June 2023 – August 2023

ICSC23 Intern Pay & Responsibilities

$16 per/hour

June 2023 – August 2023, you will be responsible for:

⇒ Working with up to 4 groups of high school campers as they work through their chosen data analysis problem
⇒ Guiding teams as they review work to understand the problem statement, create a process plan, and help them stay on track during the week
⇒ Assisting with on-campus activities for the campers
⇒ Supporting data analysis lessons during the camp

ICSC23 Intern Schedule

May – Aug 2023 | 40 hours/week 
⇒ May 30 – June 9, 2023 | Onboarding and Compliance Trainings | UMD Campus
⇒ June 12 – 16 | Training ICSC23 Camp | UMD Campus
⇒ June 19 – 23 | Practice ICSC23 Camp | UMD Campus
⇒ July 10 – 15 | ICSC23 In-person Camp 1 | UMD Campus
⇒ July 17 – 21 | ICSC23 In-person Camp 2 | UMD Campus
⇒ July 24 – 28 | ICSC23 Virtual Camp | Remote
⇒ July 31 – Aug 11 | Internship Wrap-up | UMD Campus and Remote

ICSC23 Intern Requirements & Application

Apply by October 23, 2022 | Acceptance Notification November 4, 2022

Requirements:

⇒ Must Commit to both the ICSC23 Intern position, from May 30  – Aug 11, 2023
⇒ Must be a University of Maryland, College of Information Studies undergraduate student
⇒ Must possess a
B- or higher by the end of Spring 2023 Semester in INST311 and INST314
⇒ Must have a basic understanding of a full Data Analysis Project. (Campers will be working with Tableau. ICSC23 Interns do not need to be Tableau savvy, however they need to have a strong understanding of how to work through a data analysis problem, and express the results in an interesting way.)
⇒ Must complete the UMD Summer Camp Compliance Training in June 2023. ICI will cover all costs and scheduling of all 3 requirements: CPR and First Aid training; Medical Application Training; Complete a Background Check

Apply to be an ICSC23 Intern

 

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