The Leonardo 2016 Summer Internship Opportunities

Join Our Team This Summer

This summer (May 23 – August 18, 2016) we have six internship opportunities that we are looking to fill.  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 this summer, we invite you to explore the positions that we are offering below.

 

Summer Camp Assistants

Intern Title: Programs Intern – Summer Camp Assistant (4 positions available)

Start Date: May 23, 2016

Compensation: $1000, 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:  May 23 – August 18, 2016;  two shift options, two slots for each shift: 9am-1pm or noon-4pm, M-F

To qualify: You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student (you do not have to be attending Summer Semester and you cannot be graduating this current Spring Semester).

Department: Programming – Education

Reports to:  Programs Director

Applications accepted until position is filled

 

Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts. The 4 summer camp interns will work in teams of 2 (morning shift and afternoon shift).

Will need to attend an orientation TBA in April/Early May.

During May, help out on the museum floor, learning about our exhibits and learning how to engage youth in our hands-on activities. Research best practice strategies for engaging youth in informal learning environments. Develop an activity plan to keep campers engaged during the lunch hour during camp season.

Early June, help prepare for Mind Riot (our summer high school entrepreneur contest) and for camps; also help out on museum floor.

Mid-June-Mid-August, assist with summer camps, including leading youth in groups throughout the museum, keeping them engaged during lunch with various informal learning activities.

 

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 kids ages 5-14.
  • 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 to sfutral@theleonardo.org. Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for a summer camp internship.


 

Education Internship

Intern Title: STEM Museum Education Intern

Start Date: May 23, 2016

Compensation: $1000, 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:  May 23 – August 18, 2016;  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 (you do not have to be attending Summer Semester and you cannot be graduating this current Spring Semester).

Department: Programming – Education

Reports to:  Programs Director

 

Applications accepted until position is filled

 

Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts.

Will need to attend an orientation TBA in April/Early May.

Saturdays (9:30am-5:30pm): Help with science demos, lead guests in Rube Goldberg, engage guests in unplugged coding activities, 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): Update and create field trip activity guides; research coding unplugged activities to try out; and finalize documents for teacher professional development 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 kids ages 5-14.
  • 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 to sfutral@theleonardo.org. Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for a summer camp internship.


 

Programs Internship

Intern Title: STEM Museum Programs Intern

Start Date: May 23, 2016

Compensation: $1000, 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:  May 23 – August 18, 2016;  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 (you do not have to be attending Summer Semester and you cannot be graduating this current Spring Semester).

Department: Programming – Education

Reports to:  Programs Director

 

Applications accepted until position is filled

 

Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts.

Will need to attend an orientation TBA in April/Early May.

Saturdays (9:30am-5:30pm): Help facilitate birthdays, tech-take-apart, science demos, 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 Flight-themed youth birthday party curriculum; create various activity guides and scavenger hunts (first date, tinker tots, family outing, bday party); help develop materials for forensic mystery activity; 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 kids ages 5-14.
  • 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 to sfutral@theleonardo.org. Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for a summer camp internship.