Duties: The Education Intern is an integral part of the Education team, which develops and delivers educational programs for professionals, adults, families and children. The Education Intern works with staff to direct the activities of volunteer guides including training and workshop planning. The intern also provides committee leadership and education program support. The intern meets regularly with volunteer guides and other professionals to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs. The intern has the opportunity to communicate with the public through newsletter articles, course brochure descriptions and a monthly volunteer publication. The rate for this position is $12.70 per hour.
The position has a specified start date of July 17, 2019 and an end date of June 5, 2020.
The application deadline is February 15, 2019.
Before applying, please read the additional information and application instructions at: www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Bachelor's degree in an education-related field preferred. Strong communication skills, both written and oral required. Good interpersonal skills, together with ability and willingness to work independently and as part of a team is required. Must be adaptable and flexible. Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Publisher preferred. A valid driver's license is required. A full background check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.
Important Note: In addition to the online application, applicants will be required to provide the following supporting documents:
Cover letter/Letter of intent
Three letters of recommendation
The supporting documents may be uploaded with the online application (uploads are limited to 3 documents) or they may be sent or emailed directly to:
Jan McFarlan, Education Coordinator
100 East Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
Email: [email protected]
Further information regarding the Internships and the application process is available at: www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
Reference Number: 60-30225
Salary Grade: INT
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Org: Arboretum Visitor Program
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: N-Museum/Library/Archival