Organization: Museum of Science
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Programs Fellow (Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2014)Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.orgInnovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.POSITION SUMMARY: Provide an important contribution to the Education Division by performing live presentations for visitors, programs for students and teachers, and other similar programs on a wide variety of topics in science and technology. Contribute new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our efforts in informal science and technology education. This Fellowship, which is funded for one year and includes benefits, gives the Fellow a tremendous opportunity to learn about and experience informal science and technology education and their implementation in a Museum to hone her/his skills and imagination while experimenting with career directions. The Fellowship provides an excellent training ground to jump start your career in science and technology education and get your foot in the door at the Museum of Science! The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to increase diversity among our staff. Individuals who bring a unique perspective or diverse background are encouraged to apply. WORK SCHEDULE: The position is temporary full time (35 hrs/wk) and funded for one year, beginning September 2013 and ending September 2014. Work on one regular weekend day will be required: TUES-SAT or SUN-THURS, 9am-5pm.REPORTS TO: Director of Visitor Programs QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY: • Bachelor's degree required • Comfort with public speaking and presenting in front of audiences • Personal interest and/or expertise in science and education • Theater lighting, shop fabrication, wood and/or metal working, electrical, electronic, repair, troubleshooting, and programming skills advantageousSTARTING SALARY: $13.19/Hour (Non-exempt)BENEFITS: Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5 sick days, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:Human Resources DepartmentMuseum of ScienceScience ParkBoston, MA 02114Fax: (617) 589-0362 Email: JOBS@MOS.ORGVisit www.mos.org/jobs for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. If you are selected for an interview for one of these competitive Fellowship openings, you will be contacted by Human Resources in May or June.