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 Fellow to work with the high school and college internship programs. Internship programs at the American Museum of Natural History provide on-the-job training and exposure to science and museum related careers for high school and college students.
The Internship Fellow will work closely with the Program Manager and Coordinator of Youth Development to organize, implement, and oversee the daily activities for interns. The Internship Fellow will primarily focus on improving and supporting the on-floor facilitation of the museum interns. Additionally, they will set up and break down necessary materials for each day, assist in the training and evaluation of all interns, troubleshoot when issues arise, respond to intern questions and concerns while utilizing positive youth development practices, and maintain positive relationships with students. This position is a part-time position that ends at the end of August 2020, with the possibility of extension at the discretion of the Program Manager. The Internship Fellow will work no more than 20 hours a week (Monday-Sunday) and also receive guidance and career support from the Program Manager.
• Must be available to work up to 20 hours per week from December 2019 through August 2020.
• Must be available to work Saturdays from March to August 2020.
• Must have had program experience working with High School and/or college age young people.
• Must have knowledge of teaching techniques and overall museum content knowledge
• Must have completed at least 1yr of college.
• Knowledge and/or interest in science strongly preferred.
• Previous participation in the MEEP or Saltz internship programs is a plus.
• Should be able to master and articulate the content of Museum halls, and enjoy working with young adults and children.
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