Saturday, January 31, 2015

Spring Education Internship, Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro, NC


internships@greensboroscience.org
Spring Education Internship, Greensboro Science Center, Greensboro, NC

Author: Alison Manka

The Greensboro Science Center is looking for qualified interns for a spring 2015 Education internship. Education interns will learn about all aspects of informal education that take place at our facility including school and public programs, SciQuarium presentations, and special events such as the NC Science Festival. This internship is appropriate for those seeking a profession in formal/traditional or informal/nontraditional education fields. To begin February 2015 or as soon as possible.

Responsibilities
Spring semester interns will learn about and assist with programming offered in a museum setting including informal science programs and school programs. Education interns will have the opportunity to create their own education based projects and complete assigned projects while providing support for education staff. Additionally, interns will present informal talks to the public at exhibits in the SciQuarium. This internship has an emphasis on building public speaking skills, audience engagement, and education.
Schedule
On-site work can be arranged around the intern’s class schedule. Education interns are typically on site a minimum of two days per week, 4 hours each day. Weekday morning availability is required.
The start and end dates for this internship are flexible.
Supervisors
Martha Regester, Director of Education
Alison Manka, School and SciQuarium Programs Manager
Qualifications
Preference is given to applicants majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Education, Physics, Environmental Education, etc.
Interns must complete all intern paperwork and pass a background check.
Application Process
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 people who can provide professional references for you (you do not need to submit the actual references) to internships@greensboroscience.org as soon as possible. No phone calls please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Internship opportunities are unpaid and housing opportunities are unavailable.
Due to the large number of applications we typically receive, only selected applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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