Education Program Intern - Outreach (INTERNSHIP CLOSED)

Posted 17-01-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline January 28 - May 24
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The Education Program Intern – Outreach Programs shall be responsible for providing assistance to the Education Department as outlined. The Internship should be completed within one program year, or equivalent. The Intern must complete a minimum of 70 hours.

Reports to:
Manager, Education and Programming

Responsibilities:
Learn how to access the collections database to utilize research materials to use in program research and development.

Research the new Alberta curriculum for grades K-4.

Assist in the development and expansion of outreach program materials.

Attend bi-weekly education planning meetings, monthly staff meetings and other meetings, as required. Occasionally represent CSHoF at community events. Other duties as assigned.

The internship role offers the student an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge and has a likelihood to support their post-secondary education in a non-profit sector environment. The role will allow the student to network within this sector and gain exposure and experience within the museum education industry.

Qualifications:
Strong communication skills in English both written and verbal is required.

Previous experience delivering programs and working with school-age children or in a museum education environment is an asset.

Excellent research and creative writing skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

Strong understanding and competency with multi-sensory, participatory, informal learning strategies and environments is an asset.

Bilingualism is an asset.

Intern will be required to provide or obtain a valid vulnerable sector police check.

Must be currently enrolled in a recognized Alberta university.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Education

Some specialized skills required:

  • Bilingualism
  • Strong understanding and competency with multi-sensory, participatory, informal learning strategies and environments .
  • Experience working with children or developing program content.
  • Excellent research and creative writing skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills in English both written and verbal.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Assist with the development and expansion of education materials used by teachers in their planning, specifically pre- and post-visit activities for the virtual programs and new Hall of Famer in-school outreach program.
  • Identify and outline how the virtual and in-school programs align with specific curriculum links in both the existing and new Alberta curriculum.
  • Expand, research and write content for the “Sports and the Canadian Champions” virtual program.