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Employee Application Deadline: November 2, 2017
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION are a major focus of the Nova Scotia Community College. As part of this work we are presenting the second year of this exciting program opportunity!
The 2018 NSCC Weather Station Project will provide an opportunity for an employee from the School of Trades and Technology to support program participants in this two-week program scheduled for May 2018. NSCC is offering this program in partnership with the T.A. Marryshow Community College from Grenada (http://www.tamcc.edu.gd/) and Grenlec the local power utility. NSCC program participants will collaborate on the 2018 Weather Station Project with counterparts from the T.A. Marryshow Community College (TAMCC).
The project will be the design and implementation of extensions to environmental data acquisition systems on the island which reflect the operating conditions and limitations learned from the previous phase of this project. Wind measurements is one of the key areas identified as an addition to each system.
The role of the selected employee will be to work collaboratively with the ‘senior’ employee lead and the students in all the pre-departure phases of the program but will not travel to Grenada in 2018. Upon program approval for May 2019, the ‘junior’ employee will become the ‘senior’ lead and will participate in the travel component of the program. The senior employee lead for the 2018 program is Dennis Myer, Electronic Engineering Technology Faculty at the Ivany Campus.
About Grenada and T.A. Marryshow Community College
The State of Grenada (www.grenadagrenadines.com/#) is made up of three islands, namely, Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. It is the most southern of the Caribbean island chain known as the Windward Islands. Grenada is also known as the "Island of Spice" because of the production of nutmeg and mace crops of which Grenada is one of the world's largest exporters. The size of Grenada is 344 square kilometers, with an estimated population of 110,000. The capital of Grenada is St. George’s and tourism is the main economic sector.
T.A. Marryshow Community College (TAMCC – www.tamcc.edu.gd/) is the only publicly funded post-secondary institution in Grenada. TAMCC has four campuses and offers a wide range of programs in three schools – School of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies, (SASPS), the School of Applied Arts and Technology (SAAT), and the School of Continuing Education (SCE).
Grenlec is the local electric power utility, has indicated that they are installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in various locations across the island. They have also indicated that solar electric power can be problematic to their electric grid. The electric grid consists of generators being connected together and the electric power is transmitted to various substations where it is distributed to local consumers and communities.
NSCC International Will Provide:
Continuing, full time employee with experience in one of the following programs:
International experience considered an asset.
Commitment to applying learning in future work with NSCC.
Application Requirement (Deadline: November 2, 2017):
Project Timeline (subject to change):
|October 2017||Student and Employee Application (Call for Submission)|
|November 2017||Employee Selection|
|November 2017||Student Selection|
|November 2017||Design Student Learning Contract|
|November 2017||Program Development and Consultation with Local Partner|
|January 2018||Research and planning phase initiated|
|March 2018||Pre-Departure Conference|
|June 2018||Reporting and Debriefing|
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