As the Museum Education Department continues to develop, improve and expand our education program offerings, we would like an intern to perform tasks involving research, outreach and assessment. The intern will evaluate area museum programs and advise the Museum Education Department on their findings to help us meet the standards of similar local institutions.
Duties and Responsibilities
The intern will research program offerings at select Washington, D.C. museums; create a record of the variety of programs and audiences reached; contact the education staff at local museums to schedule and attend a select number of different programs offered at those museums; set up meetings with education staff at local museums and Museum of the Bible Education Program Developers to discuss collaboration or any areas of mutual benefit; prepare a written report evaluating the programs to share with the Museum Education Department. Other assignments include research outreach opportunities and make contacts with DCPS and other local schools; assist with education program development and facilitation as needed; and assist with other administrative tasks as needed.
Must be enrolled in a graduate program
This position requires strong interpersonal, organizational, research and analytical skills. The intern will represent Museum of the Bible in the Washington museum community and will provide information the Museum of the Bible Museum Education Department will use as a guideline for future program development.
Graduate students pursuing a degree in museum education, museum studies, history, public history or a related field should apply.