Title: Young Adult Programs Assistant
Department: History Center Museum
Supervisor: Young Adult Audience Specialist
Hours: 5-10 per week
Timeframe: Summer 2013 (June-August)
Location: Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul MN
Project Summary: This position will support activities related to teen informal learning programs and public program/event development. Activities may include, but are not limited to: historic research/content development, especially for historic tours; lesson/activity development for teens, some public speaking, group project facilitation, general administrative functions.
Ideal Degrees: History, education, social work, related fields. Undergraduate seniors and juniors are encouraged to apply.
-Ability to collaborate to complete tasks
-Experience with public speaking/facilitation
-Experience with event planning
-Experience with lesson planning
-Strong research skills
-Passion for historic research
-Experience working with diverse communities , esp English language learners
-Flexibility, creative problem solving skills
- Conduct research to support the development of a beer, brats and baseball bus tour for summer of 2014
- Select vendors to support bus tour, including bus company, food vendors, etc.
- Work closely with supervisor to develop route, speaking points, supplementary materials and strategic partnerships
- Develop activities for a summer exhibit design program/camp for teens
- Coach camp attendees on exhibit panel design, and 3D installations
- Help to plan exhibit opening event, and provide event support
Knowledge Intern will gain:
- How to manipulate and synthesize historic content to create an engaging bus tour within logistical and budget constraints
- Communication skills, particularly coaching peers, collaborating with a supervisor, public speaking
- Event Planning
For more information or to apply, please visit the Internship Program Application Process page. Applications for this position close on April 14, 2013.