Summer 2019 Education Internship at the Children's Creativity Museum

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Children's Creativity Museum

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Application Deadline: May 24th, 2019 *Please apply at Creativity.org

Organizational Description:

The Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco is an innovative art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 and their families. Our mission is to nurture creativity and collaboration in all children and families. We believe that creative expression, innovation, and critical thinking are core to fostering the next generation.


Compensation:

  • Unpaid: college credit when applicable


General Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and facilitate Creative Group Workshops (Educational programming for Summer camps that visit CCM)
  • Assist with CCM Summer Camp programming and special workshops
  • Work with Educators 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.


Benefits of the Internship:
● Hands-on teaching experience with children ages 2-12
● College Credit (where applicable)
● Experience facilitating CCM's hands-on, interactive museum exhibit spaces
● A chance to learn about Museum operations and programming
● Build personal and professional creative confidence
● Training and support in learning how to take the lead in field trips and/or workshops
● Experience working in a leading Children's Museum and learning best practices
● Learn how to teach and create projects using stop-motion animation, green screen technology, Blockly & more
● A creative, fast-paced and collaborative work environment, surrounded by fun and innovative coworkers
● Regular one-on-one meetings with a Mentor from CCM’s Education Team to support professional growth and progress
● 25+ professional development trainings focused on informal teaching and learning strategies, museum exhibit spaces, customer service, stages of child development, behavior management, creative problem-solving, CCM's educational philosophy, and more
● Hone public speaking and interpersonal skills
● Become part of a world-wide network of professionals

1 More opportunity with Children's Creativity Museum

WHEN

Tue May 28, 2019 - Sun Sep 01, 2019

WHERE

221 4th St.San Francisco, CA 94103

(37.78352,-122.40199)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Commitment: Minimum 14 hours per week (9:30- 4:30 two days per week) Orientation is Tuesday, May 28th Applicants must be able to commit to the full internship from May 28th through September 1st, 2019
  • 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

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