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21 Oct 2021

Internship Soundscape Ecology Intern

Anchorage Museum – Posted by AncMuseum Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Job Description

Soundscape Ecology Internship Opportunity

 

The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we do, and are committed to creating an anti-racist, fully inclusive organization.

WHEN:                   November 2021 – March 2022, start and end dates are flexible. Work schedule will be approximately 10-15 hours a week, Monday – Friday.

WHERE:               This internship will primarily work remotely within the Education Department at the Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska.

WHAT:                   The Anchorage Museum is seeking enthusiastic applicants for the 2021/2022 school term for our Soundscape Ecology Internship.

The soundscape ecology intern will work directly with museum educators to support and assist in the development of the museum’s ongoing k-12 Soundscape Ecology outreach project. The internship will focus on training for basic sound analysis as well as data management as it relates to the field of Soundscape Ecology. The intern will additionally receive an introduction to informal education pedagogies and approaches. The position includes mentorship in program development, time management strategies, and evaluation of informal learning environments. No previous teaching or data analysis experience is necessary, but a strong interest in science and science education is preferred.

Interns will be expected to share their work in public presentations at the end of the internship.

Internship recipients will receive a stipend of $2,500 per semester. Housing, benefits, unemployment insurance, and transportation are not provided.

WHO:                    Applicants must be at least 18, must be computer literate, and should be a current college or graduate student in Education, Museum Studies, Art, History, Native Studies, Anthropology, or related field. Previous experience with curriculum development or teaching is preferred, but not required.

 

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY: Applications may be found on our website at https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/about-us/employment. Please include a cover letter describing your interest in this opportunity and your resume’. Please note a background check will be required for successful applicants. All resumes must be accompanied by a completed application. DEADLINE: October 31, 2021

Job Types: Internship. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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