Classes & Sleepovers Education Assistant - Internship (Unpaid) - Summer 2018


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Tue May 01, 2018 - Fri Aug 31, 2018


Carnegie Science CenterOne Allegheny AvePittsburgh, PA 15212


Responsible To: Program Manager for Summer Camps, Classes, and Sleepovers

Task Description: Throughout the school year the Camps, Classes and Sleepover Department offers a variety of fun and educational science programs. Assist in the planning, preparation, and execution of weekend workshops, preschool and homeschool classes, evening sleepovers, and more!

* Assist in creating lesson plans and materials for classes and workshops.
* Create and prepare hand-on demonstrations for classroom activities or walk-up tables.
* Organize and clean classroom supplies.
* Assist instructors in carrying out science lessons.

Skills Required:
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience working with children
* Background and interest in science, and science education
* Organizational skills
* Self-motivated and independent worker

Skills to be Learned:
* Lesson planning and preparation
* Classroom management methods
* Science demonstration safety practices
* Ability to demonstrate a variety of scientific concepts in the classroom and in informal learning

* Interns will not be asked to conduct science activities alone
* Interns will not discipline children
* Interns will not be responsible for administrating first aid
* Interns will not be responsible for handling money

Training Methods:
* On the job training with current instructor and coordinators.

Time Frame:
* 120 hours minimum during the semester. Very flexible schedule including week day, weekend, and
occasional evening opportunities.

To Apply: Send a letter of intent, resume, a letter of reference from either an academic advisor or professor BY APRIL 1, 2018, to:
Internship Program
Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
- OR -


  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 120 hours during the semester-Flex schedule

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