Education Programming Intern

Categories: Internships

Education Department

The National Building Museum’s Education Department seeks an intern who is interested in learning about museum education programming.  Programming during the summer will focus on inter-generational audiences (children and adults learning together) and content related to the Museum’s summer installation.  This is an opportunity to implement a range of scheduled and pop-up program formats and interact with children and adults in the Museum’s Great Hall.  The intern will gain experience in prototyping, implementing, and evaluating informal museum learning experiences, working with other educators and with the public.

Opportunities include:

  • Developing skills in planning, prototyping, teaching, and evaluating museum programs for children and/or parents/caregivers
  • Developing skills in planning, prototyping, teaching, and evaluating museum programs for inter-generational audiences (mixed ages), adults, or children
  • Gaining knowledge of and experience with outcome-based programs
  • Cultivating communication skills

Qualifications

  • Ability to work with children
  • Ability to work well with general public audiences in a museum or similar setting
  • Ability to work effectively individually and on teams
  • Flexibility
  • Experience and/or coursework in education, museum education, or similar

Commitment

Internship begins mid-late June and ends mid September. Time commitment is minimum of 8 hours per week, including some Saturdays and possibly evenings.

To apply

Send resume and cover letter to Karla Lopez, klopez@nbm.org.