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DISCOVERY ROOM FACILITATOR-INTERNSHIP (UNPAID) or WORK STUDYPosted by: Saint Louis Science Center
Posted date: 2013-Jul-16
Location: St. Louis City, MO
Sixty or more hours of college level coursework is required, preferably in the areas of teaching, early childhood education and/or science. Related work experiences are desirable. Ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be enthusiastic about working with children and families in group and individual settings. Knowledge of basic science is helpful.
Approx. 12-15 hours per week for 8-10 weeks. Hours are flexible.
Support visitor experiences in the Discovery Room, an early education venue, by exhibit interpretation, facilitating interactive learning, aiding hands-on learning experiences, and assisting in large group presentations.
The Science Center’s informal learning environment provides experiences, largely self-directed, that are enhanced by staff abilities to stimulate interest and help facilitate engagement in active science exploration using gallery exhibits, tabletop activities and demonstrations. Inquiry-based interaction is a key visitor contact strategy.