Summer Courses Education Intern

Description

The Summer Courses Education Intern will assist in the creation of educational materials and course content communications between summer courses instructors and families. Supervise children as needed during drop off, pick up, snack, and lunch times. Assist in the supervision of field trips off site as needed.

Department Summary

The Summer Courses Program consists of a variety of week-long science and technology classes offered in a camp-like environment. The program lasts 6 weeks and serves over 500 children entering grades 1-8.

Responsibilities

• Design and compose course content newsletters and other communications to summer courses families each week
• Communicate and coordinate with Instructors and Administrative staff about course content and weekly events
• Supervise courses students during snack, lunch times or field trips when needed
• Assist in classrooms when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

• Interest in informal science education
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational and multitasking skills
• Highly motivated, dependable and flexible
• Undergraduate, Graduate student or career changer

Additional Details

Hours / Days Per Week

21 hours a week, 9:00am to 4:30pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Compensation

$8.00-8.25/hour

Duration

Summer 2014 (June-August)

How To Apply

In order to be considered for an internship, please email the internship program coordinator with the following:

  • The exact internship position title in the subject line
  • A cover letter detailing your interest in and relevant experience related to a specific internship position
  • A resumé that includes contact information of three references

You may apply for multiple positions; please send a separate email with a tailored cover letter for each position. Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Internship Program Coordinator Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114

617-589-0362 (FAX) interncoordinator@mos.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science seeks to recruit, hire, develop, promote, and retain individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds and persons with disabilities. We strive to create and sustain a more affirming environment for all staff, interns, volunteers, trustees and overseers. We value expertise gained at the Museum and encourage professional development and career growth.