PopUp SCIENCE SHOP High School Internship Spring 2020
Will you attend high school in 2019-20? Do you like science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM)? Do you want to get involved in the community? Do you want to gain new skills? Do you want to learn more about how nonprofits work? Do you like working with a team? Do you like helping people? If you answered yes to all of these, then you should apply to become a high school intern for our fall and winter events at Homewood Science Center!
Assist with all aspects including set-up, execution, and break-down of Homewood Science Center's events
Lead interactive STEAM activities for families and children at events
Provide customer service at events, including participant sign-in & shop purchases
Assist with supply management, activity preparation, and decorations
Distribute marketing materials & signs
Act as program staff during Open Hours assisting families in the STEAM Studio, with Imagination Playground, or in the PopUp SCIENCE Shop.
This internship will provide participating students with work experience in nonprofit business operations. Interns will have the opportunity to meet new people, including Homewood Science Center corporate & scientific partners. Interns will also be able to satisfy National Honor Society service requirements, and will receive a letter of recommendation after successfully completing the program requirements. Interns can use Homewood Science Center staff as a reference for college, scholarship, and/or job applications.
Eligibility & Requirements:
This internship position is open to any student attending high school in the 2019-2020 school year. Interns must be able to provide their own transportation to and from Homewood Science Center and off-site events. The time commitment for the full internship is approximately 45 hours. Interns must be able to complete at least 35 hours of service in order to successfully complete the program requirements. Applicants must commit to attending events and at work least 4 shifts of Open Hours. Applicants are more than welcome to work above and beyond the 45 hours outlined in the requirements. Additional volunteer opportunities are:
Girl Scout Patch Party
Sunday Jan 12
2.5 hours 12:30-3:00
Thursdays Feb 6- March 12
3.5 hours 4:30-7:00
3 hours January 16 6:00-9:00
3 hours February 5:30-8:30
3 hours March 19 5:30-8:30
3 hours 4:30pm-7:30pm
Applicants must complete this brief online application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Applicants will be notified soon after if they are accepted into the program.
If you have questions, please reach out to Holly Kelsven, Program Manager
or Brandi Hardin, Administrative Coordinator
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