Synbio for Everyone call for applications

Synbio for Everyone is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and RSO that aims to improve accessibility education and reduce STEM educational equity gaps.

In the past, Synbio for Everyone’s 400-paged biology curriculum has won a global award at the 2019 iGEM synthetic biology competition, been translated into 16 different languages, and has been implemented in a variety of settings, including at local underserved schools, STEM events, with people with disabilities, and in 3 different continents with collaborators around the world.

Membership and participation with Synbio for Everyone will provide you with the opportunity to get involved with an educational project with a tangible impact. This is especially valuable for those interested in working with underserved communities and people with disabilities.

They are currently in the process of recruiting new members to start during Spring Quarter 2021 and continue during the 2021-2022 school year.

They have an interdisciplinary team, and look forward to expanding to have members to work on teams such as biology curriculum development, physical science curriculum development, web development, mobile development, new initiatives, translations, and distribution.

Descriptions of the available positions as well as additional information about Synbio for Everyone can be found here: https://synbioforeveryone.org/Recruitment

The application is due on Monday 2/15 at 11:59pm: https://forms.gle/xVeswDVLM39c8NzF9.

They will also be holding information sessions on Friday 1/29 from 5-6pm and Wednesday 2/10 from 6-7pm. The Zoom details can be found by visiting the link above.

While they are looking for a variety of roles, here is a quick list of some of the specific positions they have available:

-Biology Curriculum Team Lead/Member
-Physical Sciences Curriculum Team Co-Lead/Member
-Design Lead/Design Team
-Web/Mobile Development
-Treasurer/Nonprofit manager
-Event Planning/School Visits
-Translations & Distribution Lead
-New Initiatives (Video Project, 3D-printing for the visually impaired, etc.)
-Social Media Lead

Please note that you are welcome to apply to all the positions you are interested in and can be a part of multiple subteams.

If you have any questions about the application or about Synbio for Everyone, please don’t hesitate to email synbioedu@uw.edu.

They are happy to work with you to work out an extension on the application due date if you email them before the deadline.

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach Dan Poux (He/Him)