Museum of Science Internships

Adult Programs Production Internship

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org

 


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Lectures & Special Programs team at the Museum of Science produces cutting edge programming to attract new and existing adult audiences. Our programs feature high profile thought leaders, scientists, academic researchers, technology developers, and artists in an effort to provide exciting, social learning experiences for a wide range of people. Program formats vary and appeal to many different audience groups. With a small staff, our department offers an intern invaluable experience and hands-on involvement. Interns contribute to the planning, implementation and promotion of our lectures and special programs, participate in all aspects of event production, and assist us in outreach to new adult audiences.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Lectures & Special Programs Production intern will be a versatile team player who wants to be exposed to the event logistics and production management of adult programs. The position is an opportunity to be involved in all aspects of preparation and implementation. During the Winter/Spring 2019 season, special programs will focus on our arts series in the Planetarium (performances of live music, drag queens and drag kings) as well as films, conversations, and special appearances by a beloved celebrity.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the creation of outreach strategy and emails 
  • Assist in posting program information to online event calendars
  • Assist in posting the Planetarium's weekend musical tribute shows to online music calendars 
  • Assist in logistics planning for all programs
  • Attend functions meetings and other logistics planning meetings when possible 
  • Assist on event day with logistics - Play a hands-on role in event production 
  • Liaise with the public during our programs - Assist with event registration process and welcoming of guests 
  • Other responsibilities as needed and appropriate


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Organizational abilities, writing and oral communication skills, and computer/internet literacy are essential 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Good customer service skills and ability to interact well with the public 
  • Experience working well as a team member
  • Familiarity with publicity, marketing communications, and promotional strategies a plus


LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:

Winter/Spring 2019 (January-May)


WORK SCHEDULE:

8-16 hours per week ... Thursdays and Wednesdays preferable. Working at fourteen evening programs will be required.


STARTING SALARY:

Unpaid and/or for course credit


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.

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