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Forney Museum of Transportation
4303 Brighton Blvd.
Posted: September 06 2016
Application Deadline: December 31, 2016
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionThe Forney Museum is looking for a passionate student or recent graduate who has interest or knowledge and experience in education to assist with educational programming.
ResponsibilitiesThe Education Intern will assist the Education Coordinator with developing education programming for the museum that corresponds with the Core Knowledge Curriculum Standards as well as the Colorado State Education Standards for Social Studies. Additionally, outreach programming can be developed that will appeal to vocational and trade schools. These programs could include tours, workshops, day camps, lectures, etc.
The Education Intern will also help with giving tours of the museum as well as developing new tour content to fit with any exhibit changes that have happened to the space.
Another major project for this internship will be the development of at least one educational exhibit for the main museum space. This exhibit will correlate directly with the goals of the Forney Museum as an educational institution and make use of collection pieces already within the museum. Additional duties may arise as necessary.
RequirementsSchedule: The work schedule for this position will be flexible with the schedule of the intern, but must coincide with the operating hours of the museum (Monday-Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm and Sunday 11:30 pm – 4:30 pm). This internship will last a minimum of three months.
-Strong written and verbal communications skills.
-Interest in Transportation and American History, Education, and/or Museum/Library Science.
-Outgoing, enthusiastic, and self-motivated with strong public speaking and organizational skills.
-Must be able to complete minimum duration of the position.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to do the following with or without reasonable accommodation: lift and/or push up to 50 lbs, stretch, and walk, sit, or stand for long periods of time.