The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. The Intel ISEF is the premier science competition in the world and provides a forum for the more than 1,750 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions and territories to showcase their independent research annually.
The Society is seeking interpreters, general volunteers and judges in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 14-19, 2017.
Serve as a General Volunteer: More than 500 general volunteers for a variety of activities are needed during the week, beginning Thursday, May 11– Friday, May 19. Daytime, evening and weekend shifts are available for everyone ages 14-99! On-site training will be provided.
Become a Judge: Approximately 1,000 judges are needed for 22 scientific disciplines. Judging will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from the afternoon of Tuesday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Judges must have a minimum of six years related professional experience beyond receiving a B.A., B.S., or Master’s degree OR a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent (D.O., Ed.D., D.D.S., D.V.M., etc.).
Volunteer to Interpret: About 200 interpreters in over 25 languages are needed to work with students throughout the week in various ways. The greatest need for interpreters is on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 during judging (technical knowledge NOT required). The day begins at 7:00 a.m. with a breakfast where interpreters and finalists meet to discuss their project and language needs for the day. Many of the students are fluent in English but would like interpreters just in case. There will be four-hour shifts throughout the day until about 6:00 p.m. The greatest need for languages include Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Mandarin. Other languages needed include Bahasa Malaysia, Bengali, Cantonese, Czech, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Sinhala, Slovak, Thai, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.
Volunteer opportunities are available during the week in a range of shifts.
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