Careers

Careers & Internships

Below are descriptions for current openings and internships at the Washington Pavilion.

 

 

Internship Information

Educational Programming Internships are designed to expose students to the exciting field of education while providing students with opportunities to apply classroom skills in a real-world environment. Working closely with the Community Learning Center staff, interns help oversee the operations and classrooms of Washington Pavilion’s camps, classes, and workshops. Throughout the year, the Washington Pavilion provides quality educational experiences to children throughout various different camps and classes. Interns play an integral role in ensuring the quality and success of the program by supervising the classrooms, organizing and overseeing supplies, materials, and assisting camp instructors with art/science/theatre projects and lessons.

2 Internships available for this summer (June-August), flexible hours between 8 a.m - 5 p.m., 10-20 hrs/week. Our interns are unpaid, however it is excellent experience as a student or for college credit if applicable with the school.   

What you get to do!  

  • Preparing supplies and materials for classes/workshops
  • Interacting with visitors, campers, and parents through educational activities 
  • Providing excellent customer service for parents & children enrolled in classes 
  • Assisting instructors with preparation and execution of projects and art activities

Experience we prefer! 

  • Experience supervising children 
  • Teaching experience 
  • Public speaking 
  • Informal or formal education in arts and/or science education

Qualities of Interns!

  • Naturally outgoing and friendly
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Responds well to guidance and supervision, with the ability to work independently as needed

The goal of this museum internship as an Education Intern is to increase the capacity of the Washington Pavilion to present relevant educational content based on the exhibits displayed in the Kirby Science Discover Center. The intern will organize, create and share relevant demonstrations, workshops and programming activities that can be used to supplement and enhance current exhibits and regularly scheduled programming. This will also include reviewing, organizing and updating current content for better utilization by museum staff. A cumulative presentation of the interns work and research will be required for successful completion of this internship.

Hours are flexible, 6-8 hrs per week for unpaid internship, during Museum staffing Hours of 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F. Students can work with their supervisor on scheduling hours that will work based on their availability. Prefer Sophomore, Junior or Senior in college. Excellent way to gain valuable experience or school credit if applicable.  This internship starts this Summer 2019; is also available for Fall Semester and Spring Semester. 

The goal of this museum internship as a STEAM Education Intern is to increase the capacity of the Washington Pavilion to present unguided and guided STEAM activities during museum hours, classes, camps and workshops. The STEAM Education Intern will take charge of the preparation and utilization of the Jack’s Imagination Lab, the designated maker space within the Kirby Science Discovery Center by organizing, creating and facilitating activities to be presented within that space, both guided and unguided.  The intern will utilize all current resources within the scope provided by the Pavilion as well as research new resources that can be accessed for use in all areas of the museum spaces. A cumulative presentation of the interns work and research will be required for successful completion of this internship.

Hours are flexible, 6-8 hrs per week for unpaid internship, during Museum staffing Hours of 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F. Students can work with their supervisor on scheduling hours that will work based on their availability. Prefer Sophomore, Junior or Senior in college. Excellent way to gain valuable experience or school credit if applicable.  This internship starts this Summer 2019; is also available for Fall Semester and Spring Semester. 

The Washington Pavilion Marketing Department is seeking a summer Marketing Intern to assist with a wide variety of projects. The qualified intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad exposure and experience in various aspects of marketing. Hours are approximately 8-20 hours/week depending on department needs and activities. *Unpaid internship
 
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Marketing Department and Washington Pavilion at a handful of local community events. Help prepare appropriate collateral, booth materials, displays, etc, and participate as a representative with other Washington Pavilion staff. Events will include evening and weekend hours.
  • Assist with advertising, publicity and promotional activities including social media, mail, e-mail, web, collateral and print advertising.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support digital marketing efforts including submitting Washington Pavilion events, programs, performances, exhibits, etc. to online calendars/event listings
  • Review and organize electronic and paper copies of marketing assets such as collateral, photography, video, etc.
  • Help with brand management and proofing support of our various communication materials and channels
  • Special research and analysis projects
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials
  • Maintain marketing tracking reports and activities
  • Basic office support such as copying, scanning, sorting and filing
  • Possible occasional errands to post office, office supply store
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Junior or senior year college student majoring in Marketing, Mass Communication, Advertising, Graphic Design, Business or related field required. 
  • Detail oriented, accurate
  • Effective and efficient at coordinating projects and staying on track
  • Experience with online content management systems is helpful but not required
  • Previous experience with Google Analytics and AdWords is a bonus, but not required
  • Creative, graphic design experience helpful but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Summer Term (May-Aug)

Fall Term (Sept-Dec)

Winter/Spring Term (Jan-May)

Start dates will vary depending on the student’s schedule and supervising department’s needs.