2016 Educational Strategies- Education Intern
Intern, 15-20 hrs per week, unpaid position
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a 43,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta located at Pemberton Place, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, and the Georgia Aquarium. The Center is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. Our purpose is to create a safe space for visitors to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they leave inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights in their communities. Please visit www.civilandhumanrights.org to learn more about The Center.
The Educational Strategies Department of the Center for Civil and Human Rights is seeking a professional, self-starter who would enjoy working in a fast-paced, creative, thought-provoking work environment and can easily establish a rapport with others.
This internship will provide individuals with skills that pertain to such departmental efforts as: developing workshops for educators, researching people, places and events in The Center, and developing appropriate content for the department. This is a non-paid internship.
- Have completed his/her first year of college; currently enrolled in an A.A or B.A. Degree program with emphasis in Education, History, Public History or Museum Studies
- Must bring personal laptop to complete work assignments
- Competent Computer Skills including Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, In-Design
- Project a high level of confidence and be comfortable being in charge of multiple tasks and people.
- Enjoy jumping into new experiences.
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to manage and build relationships with others
- Positive attitude and problem solving mentality
- Be flexible, energetic and eager to join an amazing organization!
- Interns needed for 6-8 weeks; can be extended throughout academic semester.
- Flexible hours/dates, but at least 15 hours a week
Responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting in:
- Researching educational strategies, including Inquiry-Based Learning and Document-Based Learning
- Developing a resource guide for events, people and places featured within the Center for Civil and Human Rights exhibitions
- Computer and Office Support
- Help facilitate administrative needs for the Manager of Education
- Create and modify Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point documents
Office hours are Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please send resume to: email@example.com