Volunteer With RockEDU
Scientists who volunteer with us develop teaching and group management skills applicable to K-12 and college level education as well as a deeper understanding of the broader impact of their work.
RockEDU engages with our local NYC educational community through several programs in our Learning At the Bench (LAB) initiatives to meet students and teachers at various levels in order to foster active dialogue with scientists, hands-on experience in an authentic lab, and increasing awareness of the science all around us.
Audience: Middle and High School Classes from NYC Schools
Duration: Full day (10am – 2:30pm)
Frequency: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during school year
Commitment Level: We have several volunteer options to accommodate busy schedules. Scientists can work with us during the morning or during the afternoon, or if they can – the full day.
Description: Full-day, out of school fieldtrips designed to engage middle and high school science students and their teachers in ongoing research in a way that is hands-on and relevant to themselves and their communities. Get to know students living in our local community. LAB Experiences are designed to engage middle and high school science students and teachers in ongoing research at The Rockefeller University. As a LAB Experience volunteer you will act as a teacher and mentor. Engage with a broader representation of our local community–the people we are doing science for.