Education Program Intern - In-House Programs

Posted 17-01-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline January 28 - May 24, 2019
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The Education Program Intern – In-House 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 in-house 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 revision and rewriting of in-house program scavenger hunts to make them more interactive and engaging.
  • Assist with the development and expansion of post-visit activities for the in-house programs at Canada‚Äôs Sports Hall of Fame.
  • Identify and outline how the current in-house programs align with specific curriculum links in both the existing and new Alberta curriculum.
  • Research and write content that aligns with the Alberta curriculum for the new Women in Sport exhibit to open May 2019.