MIT Museum

265 Massachusetts AveBldg 52
Cambridge, MA 02139
http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/
museum@mit.edu

Date Posted:
February 08, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

MIT Museum Public Programs Internship

Description:
The MIT Museum is seeking several outgoing, knowledgeable and friendly individuals to make the science and technology in our galleries come alive this summer. Learn about museum education, engage with children and adults about engineering, and explore current topics in science and technology. The interns will work in the Education and Public Programs Team and assist with leading and developing science and engineering demonstrations and group activities, organizing evening programs, interpreting exhibits and leading gallery tours, assisting with educational workshops, and researching background materials for Museum exhibits and programs. Each intern will develop and implement an independent project that augments current public programming in the MIT Museum.
Qualifications:
The successful applicants will be current undergraduate or graduate students, studying education, museum studies, science and/or engineering. Must be flexible, detail-oriented and a team player. Some experience working with K-12 audiences preferred. The competitive Public Programs internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours/week for 9 weeks from June 10 - August 9, 2019. Hourly compensation is available or candidates may arrange for academic credit through their schools.
How To Apply:
To apply, please fill out the online application listing "Summer Programs Intern" in the Opportunity field. All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter which should include information about how the internship relates to candidate’s long-term goals and academic studies.
Apply by:
April 05, 2019
Salary:
$12-$14/hour
About this Organization:
The MIT Museum's mission is to document and interpret the activities and achievements of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Home to renowned collections in science and technology, holography, architecture and design, and nautical engineering and history, the museum features changing exhibitions and community programs for visitors of all ages.