Education Intern The Education Department has an exciting, multi-faceted opportunity for a creative student who also aspires to become a teaching artist. The Intern will work directly with the Manager of Education and supporting staff to learn how to develop and facilitate a series of daily family workshops for visitors. These workshops include drawing, painting and collage among other art methods. The internship will also include the expansion of the program repertoire of First Saturday Family Art Workshops, which encourages families to work together on art projects, science activities and multicultural lessons. By drawing inspiration from the museum's collection, the Intern will develop lesson plans, source basic materials and create specs and prototypes to produce engaging and resourceful educational materials.
Work with the Manager of Education and/or Program Associate to learn the department's approaches and processes
Learn and practice how to lead the weekday workshops
Brainstorm ideas with the Manager of Education to develop lesson ideas, which will direct research and the sourcing of materials for First Saturday Family Art Workshops
Create and keep a portfolio of all projects, prototypes and lesson plans
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated interest in arts, culture and education. Teaching experience in an afterschool or summer camp setting is highly desired. Students should be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision and have a strong work ethic. Creativity and excellent interpersonal skills are also important.
Application To apply for this position, send all required information listed under “How to Apply” to Diane Matyas at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Education Intern” in the subject line.