The Mary Baker Eddy Library

The Mary Baker Eddy Library200 Massachusetts Ave.
BOSTON, MA 02115

Date Posted:
December 03, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Educational Programs Intern


This intern will assist the Library’s Educational Programs Coordinator. Main work includes:

  • Facilitating on-site learning activities and programs for youth groups

  • Developing content and resources for youth programming and field trips, including February and April school vacation weeks and storytimes

  • Facilitating youth program research as needed

  • Supporting the development of Library tours

  • Supporting the Programs team in implementing programming

This internship provides mentorship in developing professional skills applicable in education, library and information science, museum studies, and public history. The position includes training in presenting guided children's tours of the Mapparium and assisting other educational activities offered by The Mary Baker Eddy Library. It is designed to be mutually beneficial for both the intern and the Library staff.

Additional opportunities may be available to assist with educational programming projects for adult audiences.



Applicants should have a background or interest in working with youth audiences.

Experience in one or more of the following fields is required: museum education; general education; library and information science; American history; public history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Interns must be patient with youth audiences, flexible, willing to work in teams, and able to take initiative. The Library encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.

Please note:

Depending on the candidate’s circumstances, this internship may be compensated in course credit or a small stipend. Prospective applicants are responsible for coordinating any internship credit requirements with their advisors.

Hours are flexible, Monday through Friday. Ideal candidates will be available at least 12 hours per week.

How To Apply:

Deadline for application:

Dec 20, 2018

To Apply:

Please submit a PDF resume and cover letter, including two professional/academic references to:

Marie Palladino, Educational Programs Coordinator

The Mary Baker Eddy Library

Apply by:
December 20, 2018
Paid or Course Credit
About this Organization:
The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Betterment of Humanity is a not-for-profit library/museum dedicated to providing common ground to explore: the power of ideas throughout history to inspire individuals and transform the world; the ongoing search for life’s deeper meaning; and the ideas, life, and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy.

To find out more about the library, please visit our website.