The Field Museum is a not-for-profit museum located on Chicago's Museum Campus. In the Field's 125+ year history, which started in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in the "White City," we have engaged in research on all seven continents, cultivated a collection of over 40 million specimens and objects, engaged with hundreds of thousands of students from Chicago and the surrounding areas, and welcomed millions of visitors to the Museum each year. We accomplish this through the efforts of our dynamic and diverse staff of not only scientists and educators, but also front line staff in Visitor Services and Membership, Protection Services, Facility Planning and Operations, as well as behind the scenes support staff.
The Field Museum is searching for a Digital Learning Internship Mentor to join our team!
We are looking to hire 3 Digital Learning Intern mentors that previously participated in the Teen programs/ Digital Learning Program during summer 2021. The mentors will serve as a liaison and teaching assistant between the students and our STEM professional, while learning leadership and technology skills.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Learn technology in 3D Imaging, 3D sculpting, 3D printing, videography, video editing, photography
Assist in teaching technology
Assist in troubleshooting technology
Test processes for research projects
Independently create a lesson on technology to teach to DLI teens and present as an end of program project
Prep program materials and set up technology for the day
Must have participated in previous teen program/ Digital Learning Program (expected graduation year 2022, 2023, or 2024)
Must live in the Chicagoland area
Must be available for the entire length of the internship - Monday- Friday from June 13th to August
Applicants must have applied for teen program/Digital Learning Program
Must be able to work well in a group of peers
Important Note: In order to protect the health and safety of our employees, guests and their families, the Field Museum is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions from the vaccine will not be considered as given the nature of this position, we are unable to provide an accommodation for anyone who has not been vaccinated.
The Field Museum is an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other protected class. We strive to create a working environment that is free of all forms of discrimination and one that promotes human dignity and mutual respect among all staff. We believe every member of our organization enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, to identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.
The Field Museum strives to ensure that our career website and recruiting process are accessible to all. If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application, or if you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to email@example.com.