Position Information

Position Title Internship Assistant Department Education (YI) – 052 Position Summary

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is one of the premier science, research and cultural institutions in the country. The American Museum of Natural History is seeking an Internship Assistant to work with the MEEP and Saltz Internship programs.

The program provides on-the-job training and exposure to science and museum related careers. The Internship Assistant works closely with the Manager of Internships and Youth Community to coordinate, implement, and oversee the daily activities for program interns. The Assistant will set up and break down necessary materials for each day, assist in the review and approval of intern tours, and read and comment on intern journal entries. In addition, the Assistant will be responsible for troubleshooting when issues arise, and responding to intern questions and concerns.

The position is a part time, summer position. The Assistant works 25 hours a week (Monday-Sunday) for 11 weeks during the summer.

Required Qualifications

• Must have previously participated in the Museum Education Employment Program as an intern.
• Must be a permanent resident of New York City (you may attend school outside the city, as long as your permanent residence is in New York City – i.e. your parents house).
• Must be an undergraduate or graduated undergrad in the past 3 months.
• Must be available to start May 26, 2020, and work 9:00am-5:00pm from May 26 through August 15, 2020.

Preferred Qualifications

• Applicants should be outgoing, responsible, a natural leader, and enjoy working with young adults and children.
• Knowledge and/or interest in science strongly preferred.

Physical Demands Category Part-Time/Term Total Number of Scheduled Hours Per Pay Period 40 Union Status Non-Union FLSA Non-Exempt EEO Statement

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. Additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, unemployment status, and credit history, in each case to the extent provided by law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources.

Quick Link http://careers.amnh.org/postings/2202
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number GS254P Open Date 12/23/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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