Fall '18 Education Internship at the Children's Creativity Museum


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Sep 11, 2018 09:00 AM - Mon Dec 31, 2018 04:30 PM

Where

221 Fourth StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103

About

Organizational Description:
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.

Commitment:

  • Minimum 14 hours per week (9:00- 4:30 two days per week)

  • Orientation is Tuesday, September 11th

  • First day is Wednesday, September 12th

  • Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from September 11th through the
    end of December

  • Tuesdays from 9:00-4:30 are mandatory along with at least one other full day during
    the week (or two half days)


Compensation:

  • Unpaid: college credit when applicable


General Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the Field Trip experience for children ages Pre K--8th 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


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 Tagalog a plus

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

  • Must have earned or currently be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree

Benefits of the Internship:

  • Hands-on teaching experience with children ages 2-14

  • College Credit (where applicable)

  • Working with an Education Team mentor to further professional goals

  • A chance to learn about Museum operations and programming

  • Experience working in a leading Children's Museum

  • Learn how to create projects using stop-motion animation, green screen videos and software programs such as Garage Band, Blockly, and MimoLive

  • Joining a large network of CCM Education Intern Alumni

  • A creative, fast-paced and supportive work environment, surrounded by entertaining and innovative co-workers

  • Weekly Professional development days to further understanding of educational practices and theory


Application Process:
Please go to http://creativity.org/programs/application-education-internship-program/ and fill out the online application.

  • The last day to apply is Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

  • Summer intern applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

  • Promising applicants will be invited for an interview and tour of the Children's Creativity
    Museum

  • Orientation will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018

  • Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from September 11th through the end
    of December. Apply now!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15+ hrs/week
  • Tuesdays are mandatory professional development days

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