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March 1, 2016
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Seeking Volunteers, Judges and Interpreters for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Phoenix, May 8-13

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Phoenix will be hosting the fair this year which will draw more than 1,700 students in grades 9-12 from nearly every state in the U.S. and 75 countries. Students will be competing for more than $4 million in prizes and awards. The Phoenix Local Arrangements Committee is seeking volunteers, judges and interpreters to support the fair, which will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center. 
 
Volunteers: More than 500 general volunteers for a variety of activities are needed from May 4 – 13. Daytime, evening and weekend shifts are available for everyone ages 14-99. On-site training will be provided.
 
Judges: Approximately 1,000 judges are needed for 22 scientific disciplines on Tues., May 10 and Wed., May 11. 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.
 
Interpreters: About 200 interpreters in more than 25 languages are needed to work with students throughout the week in various ways, with the largest need on Wed., May 11 during judging (technical knowledge not required).
 
For more information and to register, visit: student.societyforscience.org/volunteers.  For other questions please send to volunteer@societyforscience.org.

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