Museum Education Intern - Brick Store Museum

02 Dec 2015 3:24 PM | Anonymous

Founded in 1936 by artist Edith Barry, the Brick Store Museum is a history and art museum and archives housed within five 19th-century buildings in Kennebunk's National Register Historic District.  Volunteers and interns are an integral part of what makes The Brick Store Museum function and they perform a broad range of tasks in a variety of departments across the Museum.

The Brick Store Museum is offering a paid education internship for winter/spring 2016.  The intern’s primary project will be to conduct historical research, develop and facilitate a new educational program for local schools to be completed for May field trips.  Other projects may include but are not limited to: historical research for upcoming exhibits, program development, development of school and classroom resources, and contributing to website content

Experience in the following areas is preferred: experience working with children in academic or informal learning environments; good written communication skills, comfort speaking in front of groups, background in educational theory and practice; understanding of Maine’s Common Core Standards, computer skills, word-processing; and basic office skills.  Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with staff from across the museum.

Hours – Flexible (12 hrs a week) January - May

Stipend: $500

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to prior to January 8, 2016.

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