Museum Education Intern [North Bay]

Museum Education Intern 



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Museum Education Intern 




Discovery North Bay Museum


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North Bay, ON 


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Job Description:
Discovery North Bay Museum is currently seeking applicants for a one year Museum Education internship/

Under the direction of the Director/Curator, the intern will assist with updating and running museum programming while supporting museum operations. Primary duties will include:
- Running downtown walks, museum tours, and school/community programs
-Researching and designing new school programs
-Updating and running museum birthday party packages
-Training staff and volunteers to run the new programs

The intern will also help develop a series of presentations based on the history of local businesses. Duties will include:
-Studying museum research on local businesses
-Contacting business owners or their descendants to collaborate with museum staff to help arrange presentations
-Compiling information for each business into a presentation format under the direction of the Director/Curator

The intern will also support the Director/Curator and Fundraising Manager with other areas of museum operation including retail and exhibit curation. Duties will include:
-Working in the museum gift shop
-Entering data into the museum’s collection database
-Assisting with the installation of temporary museum exhibits

Desired Qualifications
-Experience with classroom management and making lesson plans based on the Ontario curriculum
-Degree in Education, Museum Studies, or History preferred
-Experience working in a museum setting and/or conducting historical research is an asset

Salary: $16.83/ Hour with a 40 hour work week

This position is funded by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation. Applicants must meet the following conditions in order to be considered for employment:

• The candidate must be a University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program.
• The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

Discovery North Bay Museum welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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