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Staff Profile

Ms Kim Steele

Ms Kim Steele Ms Kim Steele


Position Engineering Graduate Intern
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 610.116A
Phone 08 9266 9472
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Brief Summary

Kim is a part-time Engineering Graduate Intern at the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA), and the part-time Education and Outreach Coordinator for the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO). Primarily, her day-to-day tasks involve multimedia library management, including asset acquisition for the purposes of PR and documentation for the engineering activities undertaken by CIRA. 

As the CAASTRO Education and Outreach Coordinator, her primary tasks include collaborating with researchers to bring their publications to the general public as news stories or press releases, as well as organising and assisting with community outreach events.

At least one week per month, Kim visits the Murchison Widefield Array to perform maintenance, upgrades, and to document the process as the site's photographer. 



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Employment History

In 2011, Kim worked in the Physics Drop-In clinics as a Clinic Tutor, helping students with their assignment questions, practice exams and lab reports.

For the years 2011 and 2012, Kim mentored both first year Curtin Science students, and year 10 Lesmurdie Senior High School students, as a part of the Curtin Coaches program.

From 2011 until 2014, Kim was a Science Outreach presenter, specialising in Physics and Astronomy.

In the winter of 2012, Kim was one of the Student Army members that assisted in the construction of the Murchison Widefield Array, in Western Australia's North.

From 2013 to 2016, Kim was a lab demonstrator for Physics 115/Foundations of Physics. 

From 2008 to 2015 she also worked at a community pharmacy, reaching the position of Dispensary Assistant.

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