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Office of the President Handbook Coordinator Internship

Office of the President Handbook Coordinator Internship

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org

 


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This position will work in the Office of the President to assist with the handbook publication for the Trustees and Overseers of the Museum of Science. The Trustees of the Museum of Science act as ambassadors, advocates, and solicitors for the Museum to connect to individuals and organizations representing a broad cross-section of professions, community, and cultural backgrounds. The Museum of Science Overseers are community leaders and friends with a special interest in science, technology, and education.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Handbook Coordinator Intern will work closely with Office of the President staff to update and publish the Trustees and Overseers Handbook. The Handbook contains a Board directory, Museum leadership listings, the Museum bylaws, Board Committee descriptions and other information useful to the Museum's Trustees and Overseers. The Intern will gather data from across the Museum to provide up-to-date and accurate information for publication. The Intern will gain editing and writing experience and learn about the governance of the Museum of Science.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather data to add to the handbook from many different divisions of the Museum 
  • Search data online to update the General Information section 
  • Update records and contact information included in the handbook 
  • Search for photos to publish in the handbook in the Museum's photos collections 
  • Format data for the directory section of the handbook 
  • Edit, correct and revise files coming from the designer 
  • Think of solutions to decrease the handbook cost


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergrad, graduate student, recent grad or career changer 
  • Organizational skills 
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Strong editing and computer skills 
  • Ability to work independently


LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:

(June -August)


WORK SCHEDULE:

20 hours/week. 4 h/day M-F


STARTING SALARY:

Unpaid


BENEFITS:

Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!


The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.


No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://www.applicantpro.com/j/535848-41173

Museum of Science Internships
Cambridge, MA 02114

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