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We live in a rapidly-changing, highly connected world that asks each citizen to be more curious, more informed and more engaged.  If this sounds like you and you’re looking for an educational, exciting and hands-on style internship, we invite you to explore the positions that we are offering below.

Start Date: Early October

Compensation: $1800, 1-year membership to museum, discounts in bistro and gift store, cool volunteer t-shirt, plus a priceless experience working in an exciting environment with fun co-workers.

Commitment:  October – December; Saturdays (9:30am-5:30pm) and M-F: (We will work with student to come up with a standard schedule that is 12 hours/week sometime between 10am-5pm)

To qualify: You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student.

Department: Visitor Services

Reports to:  Aubrey McCauley

Applications accepted until position is filled. We are currently looking for two interns.

 Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts. The interns will work in tandem with our Museum Facilitators on Saturday and a determined schedule M-F.

Saturdays (9:30am-5:30pm): Help facilitate on floor activities, workshops, science experiments/demos, tech-take-apart, bi-plane re-build, computer lab, test out activity guides and scavenger hunts; other duties as assigned.

M-F: (We will work with student to come up with a standard schedule that is 12 hours/week sometime between 10am-5pm): Help create exhibit specific curriculum/activities; create various activity guides and workshops; other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Enjoy working with a variety of people, fun and personable, hard-working and reliable, love of STEM subjects and a desire to help others develop that love too.
  • Intern must be versatile, reliable, and maintain an ability to think outside the box.
  • Enjoy working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Be able to communicate well to different audiences.
  • Possess a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity.

Training and Experience Requirements:

Undergraduate Student in the fields of Education, Art, Science, Technology, Museum Studies, or related field.

Education experience preferred.

To apply:

Interested parties should immediately send their resume and cover letter amccauley@theleonardo.org.  Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for the STEAM Museum internship.

To apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter and a portfolio to HR@theleonardo.org.

**The Leonardo is an equal-opportunity employer for all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, physical, mental or educational disability, sexual orientation, and/or status as a veteran. **