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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
DescriptionPosition Summary: Community of Learners for Urban Environments and Science (CLUES), is a collaborative program involving four science museums, (The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, The New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, and the Philadelphia Zoo), and ten community partner agencies serving the African-American, Latino, and Asian communities. This is the sixth in a series of grant-funded projects, which began in 1994. The CLUES project will train teens and adults from the community agencies to present hands-on science workshops to family audiences in the museums and at the community centers.
The CLUES Assistant will work with the Museum and community partners to plan, coordinate, and deliver training and support to the CLUES apprentices and presenters, and help with the logistics of the family workshops. Each Community Agency will receive a trunk of materials to use for the science workshops. The CLUES Assistant will help to assemble the materials and organize presenter trainings.
Education Requirements: Prefer a science or education major.
Special Skills Required: Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel and must be comfortable working with diverse groups of people; the internship involves attending events in diverse Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Schedule Requirements: At least one day per week, more if possible
To apply for this position, please contact The Franklin Institute at 215-448-1163 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request an Internship Application.