Adult Education Programs Intern

16 Jun 2024 7:39 AM | Anonymous

[Listing Expires 7/5/2024]

Organization Name: NC Museum of History 

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Job Description

The Education Section at the North Carolina Museum of History engages visitors of all ages, allowing them to discover, learn, and connect with North Carolina history in meaningful ways. The Adult Education Programs Intern will work closely with the Adult Education Programs Coordinator in all aspects of adult programming. The intern is also expected to work with staff members from all sections of the museum, including executive-level staff, when necessary.
The intern will gain valuable behind-the-scenes experience in assisting with the setup and implementation of both virtual and on-site lectures, author talks, curator talks and other adult programs. The intern will also assist with and gain experience making these programs accessible to a wider audience through caption and video editing.

The Adult Education Programs Intern will assist with the following tasks:

• Scheduling Zoom webinars and meetings for upcoming meetings and programs
• Editing captions from previously recorded adult education programs using YouTube and Zoom captioning
• Assisting the adult educator with virtual adult education programs, including serving as a co-host on Zoom platforms
• Assisting with setup and implementation of in-person education programs
• Attending Education Section meetings
• Attending necessary meetings associated with adult programs
• Other duties as assigned

Skills Needed

The Adult Education Programs Intern must:

• Have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
• Be able to work both collaboratively and independently
• Have strong computer skills; experience with Zoom and caption editing is preferred
• Have excellent visitor services skills and the ability to engage effectively with museum visitors of diverse backgrounds
• Have knowledge of/experience in public history, history, museum studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, education, and related disciplines and seek to gain hands-on experience in museum-related work

Time Commitment

This internship is hybrid, with the intern allowed to telework for a portion of their duties with some on-site work required. While the work schedule is flexible dependent on the successful candidate’s academic requirements and availability, some evening and weekend availability is preferred.

Hiring Salary Range: Unpaid internship

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