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Internship: Learning Programs: Education
Season: Fall 2022 (Approx Oct-Dec)
Application Deadline: Monday August 22 at 9am CST
Learning Programs creates and executes many of Shedd’s educational programs. Working with learners from K-Adult, we serve a broad swathe of audiences from students to teachers to families and high schoolers. Our goal is to help provide access to nature, access to quality environmental education, and to support learners of all ages who wish to engage with Shedd’s mission.
This internship will focus on understanding how Learning Programs designs & implements long-term, high school-aged learning opportunities like Teen Work-Study or high school internships. The intern will have the opportunity to shadow and work alongside Learning Programs staff responsible for leading these programs. The role will include opportunities to design and implement lessons and workshops, receive coaching and feedback on lesson design and facilitation skills, receive coaching from Learning Programs staff, serve in both mentor/mentee roles, and to potentially assist in future program design. The intern will have access to most/all professional development opportunities provided to our high school learners.
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This is a non-exempt, temporary position that pays $15.40 per hour
We anticipate this position will be scheduled for 24 hours per week for 10 weeks, pending business needs and individual performance.
Preferred schedule: Intern is expected to work onsite at Shedd on Saturdays from 8am-3pm; preferred onsite on Fridays; can be flexible with timing and location of the remaining internship hours.
Set schedule based on intern availability.
Please apply through our website: https://sheddaquarium.applicantstack.com/x/openings
John G Shedd Aquarium1200 S DuSable Lake Shore DrChicago, IL 60605Phone: 3126923167
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