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7 unique STEM positions you can apply to right now

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Are you an experienced STEM professional?

Peace Corps Response has short-term volunteer opportunities in electrical engineering, information technology education, science education and more in communities around the world. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so we recommend applying soon. 

Peace Corps Response positions are filled on a rolling basis; we remove openings from the website when we have received a high volume of applications or a Volunteer has been identified. Positions below may have already been filled. View all current Peace Corps Response openings here.

Here are seven STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) positions you can apply to right now. 

1. Science Education Training Specialist

Country: Panama

Duration: 9 months

Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in science, environmental education, or related field, advanced proficiency in Spanish, at least 2 years of experience in curriculum development, at least 2 years of experience working with inquiry-based pedagogy and instructional strategies 

2. ICT Curriculum Development Specialist

Country: Philippines

Duration: 9 months

Qualifications: 2 years of experience in the IT industry, 2 years of experience in a university setting, and knowledge of software development, JAVA, database management, and networking 

3. Math Support Officer

Country: Eastern Caribbean (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

Duration: 12 months

Qualifications: master’s degree in math, at least 5 years of experience as a teacher or administrator, valid teaching license/certification, and experience developing and conducting education-related training sessions 

4. IT Teacher & Trainer

Country: Eastern Caribbean (St. Lucia)

Duration: 12 months

Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field, at least 3 years of teaching experience, experience working with at-risk students, and experience designing lessons and learning activities for IT-related courses 

5. Computer Skills Special Education Teacher and Trainer

Country: Eastern Caribbean

Duration: 12 months

Qualifications: bachelor’s degree and certification in education, at least 3 years of special education teaching experience, and experience in ICT integration in special education 

6. Microelectronics Specialist

Country: Mexico

Duration: 12 months

Qualifications: degree related to electronics engineering, at least 5 years of experience in microelectronics, experience designing and developing microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), experience designing devices using additive manufacturing, and experience manufacturing electronic boards (PCBs) 

7. Engineering (Micro-grid) Specialist

Country: Mexico

Duration: 12 months

Qualifications: degree in electrical engineering (master’s degree preferred with specialization in renewable energies), 10 years of experience related to electrical generation, distribution, monitoring, measurement, and control systems, and experience using information technologies and SCADA systems