Education Internship at the Children's Creativity Museum


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When

Mon Jan 30, 2017 09:00 AM - Sun May 28, 2017 04:30 PM

Where

221 Fourth StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103


About

The Children's Creativity Museum is a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids. We envision a world where the 3Cs of 21st-century literacy - Creativity, Collaboration and Communication - inspire new ideas and innovative solutions. We believe that the success of the next generation will hinge not only on what they know, but also on their ability to think and act creatively as global citizens. Our mission is to nurture these 3Cs in all youth and families.

At the Children's Creativity Museum, Education Interns have the opportunity to:

-Facilitate the Field Trip experience for children ages Pre K--12th grade in our multimedia exhibit spaces

-Work with Educators and volunteers during General Admission hours to teach basic, intermediate and advanced art and technology skills to youth and families

-Prepare, maintain and troubleshoot equipment and supplies in the exhibit/production areas; identify and report status of exhibits and supplies

-Responsible for opening and closing the museum floor and reporting on all issues related to running the museum

-Participate in regular professional development workshops to expand your knowledge base and skill sets!

Commitment:

-Minimum 15 hours per week - Tuesdays from 9:00-4:30 are mandatory, + one other full day W-Sun (or two half days)

-Orientation is Monday, January 30th

-First day is Tuesday, January 31st

-Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from January 30th through May 28th, 2017

Benefits include:

-Hands-on teaching experience with children ages 2-18

-College Credit (where applicable)

-Regularly meeting with a mentor from the Education Team to further professional development

-A chance to learn about Museum operations and programming

-Experience working in a leading Children’s museum

-Learning how to create projects using stop-motion animation, green screen videos and software programs such as Blockly

-Joining a large network of CCM Education Intern Alumni

-Experience in a creative, fast-paced and supportive work environment, surrounded by entertaining and innovative co-workers!

Our ideal candidate for the Education Internship Program has a strong love of education, art, technology and children. They are creative self-starters with excellent communication skills, experience working with children, general tech savvy, and they love to learn. Our ideal candidate also enjoys highly collaborative, team-oriented environments and values personal growth and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Strong interest in art, education, museum studies, or media studies strongly desired

-Experience working with children

-Good computer skills on both Macs and PCs, working knowledge of media arts applications and the ability to learn and teach new software

-Strong written and oral communication skills

-Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Tagolog a plus

-Experience working with families and community groups, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area strongly desired

-Must be working toward or have already earned an undergraduate degree

Skills

  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 15 hrs/week, Tuesdays mandatory
  • Team-oriented!

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