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JOIN THE ADVENTURE!

MICRO’s High School Explorer Program trains and employs a team of high school students to engage the public across NYC in free science exploration at MICRO’s museums.

MICRO’s incredible Explorers give weekly tours of the South Bronx’s Smallest Mollusk Museum, taking visitors on adventures through the last 650 million years of life on earth.

Slime? Tentacles? Alien brains and strange truths? MICRO’s Explorers will show you how to see through a whole new set of eyes!

Explorers specialize in bilingual Spanish and English science activities and play for kids… of all ages.

Tours don’t start or end at a specific time; just show up in the tour window on Tuesday afternoons. This is not your normal science museum, and MICRO’s Explorers are not your normal nerds. MICRO’s Explorers ask big questions, and have big laughs.

Get ready for a whole new view of snails.

 

 
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When: After a busy summer, MICRO’s next round of Explorers will be starting up soon! Contact explorer@micro.ooo for more info

Where? Smallest Mollusk Museum, front lobby Lincoln Medical Center, South Bronx. Directions

How much? Free, of course! MICRO’s museums are always free to visit

Who? Everyone, every age

Coming with a group bigger than 10? Contact explorer@micro.ooo


 

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?

 

BECOME A HIGH SCHOOL EXPLORER

MICRO’s Explorer Program is accepting applications from high school students between 16-18 years old in the South Bronx, Harlem, Bed-Stuy, and Bushwick.

You don’t need a background in science to apply. As a MICRO Explorer, you’ll be trained and employed to deliver amazing science programming. All you need is a passion for communication and education.

Want to apply? Contact MICRO’s Community Manager explorer@micro.ooo with the subject line: EXPLORER | Your Name. Include your age, your school, and ten sentences on why you want to be an Explorer.

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BECOME AN EXPLORER SUPERVISOR

Are you passionate about education and looking for a position that will connect you with a team of incredible high school students engaging the public in free science programming? MICRO is hiring Supervisors to oversee our High School Explorers.

MICRO Explorer Supervisors are paid to oversee 3-hour public programming sessions, for a minimum commitment of 3 hours per week and a maximum commitment of 10 hours per week.

Contact MICRO’s Community Manager explorer@micro.ooo with a cover letter, resume, and the subject line: EXPLORER SUPERVISOR | Your Name.

 
 
 

VOLUNTEER AS A SCIENCE MENTOR

MICRO’s Explorer Science Mentors are volunteer scientists who drop by MICRO’s museums during tour sessions to discover along with the Explorers and their visitors.

Are you a scientist looking for a chance to meet the next generation of science communicators in the Bronx? You don’t need to be a biologist - our Explorers and their visitors love meeting scientists of all disciplines.

To learn more, contact MICRO’s Community Manager autumn@micro.ooo with the subject line: SCIENCE MENTOR | Your Name.

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MORE QUESTIONS?

About getting involved? Or visiting the Explorers at the Smallest Mollusk Museum in the Bronx?

Contact explorer@micro.ooo

We can’t wait to meet you!