SLA Museum Experience Coordinator Job Listing at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA (Job ID 1302438)

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The Franklin Institute

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Application deadline: None
Type: Internship
Career Level: Internship
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Position Summary: This part-time internship during the academic year is in support of a joint program between The Franklin Institute and its partner magnet high school, Science Leadership Academy (SLA). In this program, called Wednesdays @ The Franklin, SLA students arrive at The Franklin Institute on Wednesday afternoons to take part in informal, 2-8 week long Mini-Courses, which focus on topics in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and make use of Museum resources.

Responsibilities:
- Chaperoning exhibit-visits
- Guiding students who get lost in the building
- Addressing technical difficulties in mini-courses
- Addressing setup issues
- Addressing student disruptions
- Walking the Museum to ensure that students aren't cutting class or disrupting visitor experiences
- Supervising break time
- Checking on classes frequently
- Guiding educators to their mini-course locations and answering questions
- Acting as a liaison to specific mini-course instructors

Education Requirements: Must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, a bachelors degree program. Education majors are encouraged to apply.

Special Skills Required:

-Must work well with high school students
-Must have strong inter-personal skills
-Must be comfortable disciplining students
-Must be able to juggle multiple tasks

Schedule Requirements: Must be available on Wednesdays 12:00pm-4:00pm. A small number of additional hours may be added, if possible, to fit the interns schedule. Applicants must be able to commit to a full semester, preferably the full academic year.

To apply for this position, please contact The Franklin Institute at volprog@fi.edu or 215-448-1163 to request an Internship Application.


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