Education Specialist (Part-time Job), Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Museum, located in downtown Pittsfield MA in the center of the beautiful and culture-rich Berkshires, interprets a unique collection of historic artifacts, scientific specimens, and fine and decorative arts that you won’t find anywhere else. Our mission is to bring people together for experiences that spark curiosity and innovative thinking by making inspiring connections between art, science, and natural history, both inside the walls of our historic 1903 building and throughout our community. Learn more at www.berkshiremuseum.org.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: The Experience Department oversees all public interactions in the Museum and out in the community.

The Education Specialist Intern provides assistance to the implementation of educational programming focusing on natural science, history and art with elementary and middle school students at locations throughout Berkshire County.

Responsibilities include:

  • assist in the implementation of educational programming
  • assist in managing groups of elementary and/or middle school students at their school
  • timely onsite preparation and cleanup
  • maintaining good communication and working relationship with school administration and staff
  • maintaining and reporting accurate records of material usage

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: June-August 2019

PAY TYPE: Paid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB STATUS: Part-time. The position is 20 hours per week, late June through mid-August, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Additional hours are available for ongoing training at the Museum and providing outreach at community events and/or supporting in-house programming.

LOCATION: Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield MA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: All Majors

CONTACT: Kendra Knisley

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org.