The Mary Baker Eddy Library

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

Date Posted:
September 03, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Educational Programs Intern (Paid or Course Credited)


This intern will assist the Library’s Educational Programs Coordinator.

Main work includes:

  • -Facilitating on-site learning activities and programs for youth groups
    -Developing and researching content and resources for youth programming, including school vacation weeks and Opening Our Doors day (October 14)
    -Facilitating youth program research as needed for 2020 program initiatives
    -Supporting the Programs team in planning and implementing fall programs and and bi-weekly Storytimes
    -Organizing, maintaining, and researching additional resources for the Library’s Book Nook space for kids

This internship provides training in community engagement and youth program development. It is designed as a mentorship, intended to be mutually beneficial for both the intern and Library staff. The intern will be encouraged to develop professional skills in fields that include education, library science, museum studies, and public history.

Additional opportunities may be available to assist with educational programming projects for adult audiences, including the Library’s walking tour program.


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 science; American history; public history; event planning; customer service. Prior teaching experience in museums, schools, and/or camps is preferred. Candidates must be patient with young people, 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 either through course credit or a 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:

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:
September 15, 2019
Paid (Stipend) 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.