Current Openings

Teen Science Alliance - Thinkineers

Program Description: Thinkineers is the first tier of the Teen Science Alliance, a multi-tiered program for teens who are interested in science, teaching and gaining new experiences. Upon completion of the 60 hour Thinkineer program, members of the alliance can elect to volunteer in the museum, working with Science Educators to facilitate activities and demonstrations for OMSI visitors.

Requirements: Applicants must be entering high school in the fall or currently in high school.

Application Deadline: There are three entry points to the Teen Science Alliance throughout the course of the year (fall, spring, summer). Applicants can apply at any time to be considered for the next cohort. The spring 2015 cohort is filled. The application deadline for the summer cohort is May 1, 2015.

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Application Process

All interested teens must complete an online application and provide two references. Eligible candidates will complete an interview process shortly after the published application deadline.

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Membership covers general museum admission for the entire year. Planetarium, Theater, submarine and featured exhibits and events are available for members to purchase at a discounted rate.