Education Internship at the Children's Creativity Museum


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Jan 29, 2018 09:00 AM - Sun May 27, 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 15 hours per week (9:00- 4:30 two days per week)
● Orientation is Monday, January 29th
● First day is Tuesday, January 30th
● Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from January 29th through May 27th
● 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 Tagolog 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 iStopMotion
● Joining a large network of CCM Education Intern Alumni
● A creative, fast-paced and supportive work environment, surrounded by entertaining and
innovative co-workers

Application Process:
Please go to http://creativity.org/programs/application-education-internship-program/ and fill out the
online application.
● Spring intern applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting October 15th, 2017
● The last day to apply is Tuesday, January 23rd 2018
● Promising applicants will be invited for an interview and tour of the Children's Creativity
Museum
● Orientation will be Monday, January 29th

Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from January 29th through May 27th 2018.
Tuesdays from 9:00am-4:30pm are mandatory, along with a minimum of one other full day between
Wednesday - Sunday (or two half days).

Skills

  • Child Development
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Visual Arts

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15+ Hours Per Week

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