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
To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to January 8, 2016.