Museum Education Intern

MOFAD (Museum of Food and Drink) - Brooklyn, NY

30+ days ago

MOFAD museum education interns/volunteers will gain hands-on experience guiding K-12 school groups in an informal learning environment. Interns/volunteers will also assist with research, curriculum development, scheduling, evaluation, and outreach. Candidates must be available Wednesdays and/or Thursdays 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (except for national and public school holidays). Internships are available September 2018 through March 2019 and must continue for at least 4 consecutive months. This is an unpaid opportunity, but we will be happy to work with college and graduate students completing an internship for school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist museum educator with the following:
Delivering programs to groups of K-12 students
Curriculum development
Research
Outreach
Evaluation
Scheduling
Can commit 6-12 hours to MOFAD per week on Wednesday and/or Thursday

QUALIFICATIONS
Strong commitment to MOFAD's mission, values, and educational approach
Some background in education
Comfortable public speaker
Helpful, pleasant attitude and willingness to learn
Attention to detail and organized follow-through

HOW TO APPLY
Cover letter
Resume
Two reference contacts
Brief writing sample
Please include your first name, last name, and "Education Intern" in the subject line of your email.

Job Type: Internship

Experience:

  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)