Employment

SUMMER EDUCATION INTERN

Status: $14/hour, min 8hrs/week-max 16hrs/week

 

About the Sacramento History Alliance:

The Sacramento History Alliance (SHA) is dedicated to making Sacramento’s history accessible to all. In partnership with the City and County of Sacramento, SHA operates the Sacramento History Museum, creates interpretive programs in Old Sacramento, and supports programs, events, and collections care at the Center for Sacramento History.

 

Position Summary:

The Summer Education Intern will be an integral part of the planning and execution of the Summer Camps at the Sacramento History Museum located in Old Sacramento. Currently, the camps are being planned as in-person programs with limited capacity and requiring the wearing of a mask.

  • June 21-25, half-day camp from 9am-12pm
  • July 5-9, 12-16, 26-30, and August 2-6, full-day camp from 9am-4pm

 

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with grade-school level children and program planning.
  • Dedicated team player who may also work independently to complete assigned tasks.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Outgoing and has excellent communication skills.
  • Self-reliance and punctuality.
  • Some experience in formal and informal educational settings.
  • Love of history a must and knowledge of Sacramento history a plus.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This position will divide time 50/50 outdoors and indoors. Be prepared for hot days that may be physically demanding.

 

Application Requirements

Resume, one-page personal statement/statement of interest, cover letter, 2 references (won’t be contacted unless you are notified). Applications are due by April 30th with interviews the following two weeks via Zoom. The successful candidate will be notified by May 14 and will then be required to get a background check.

 

Supervisor
Susan Voskuil-Starcevich
Education Manager, Sacramento History Museum
svoskuil-starcevich@sachistorymuseum.org

 

VIRTUAL INTERN

Status: $14/hour, min 8hrs/week-max 16hrs/week (flexible scheduling)

 

Project Date

Summer 2021 (flexible scheduling)

 

About the Sacramento History Alliance:

The Sacramento History Alliance (SHA) is dedicated to making Sacramento’s history accessible to all. In partnership with the City and County of Sacramento, SHA operates the Sacramento History Museum, creates interpretive programs in Old Sacramento, and supports programs, events, and collections care at the Center for Sacramento History.

 

Position Summary:

The Virtual Intern position will work on a special digital project for the Sacramento History Museum. Special projects will be discussed with the Education Manager and chosen based on interest and availability. Not all projects need to be completed within the internship. This internship requires a self-starter with some experience researching using online research. 

              Examples of Projects (you are not limited to projects listed):

  • Chinese experience in Sacramento between 1848-1860
  • Ghost Tour research- locating primary sources on real stories from Sacramento’s past
  • Researching early Sacramentan citizens to use for Underground Tours
  • Digital content planning

 

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to commit at least 8 hours a week
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from college or graduate school in education, museum studies, or related field
  • Reliable internet connection.
  • Ability to work independently and creatively in a digital environment.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Self-reliance and punctuality.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This position requires independent work of the intern. The intern should be aware of time differences between time zones, be able to keep a schedule, and an ability to remain in constant communication with the Museum.  This intern will have a weekly check-in meeting with their supervisor and will need reliable internet.

 

Application Requirements

Resume, one-page personal statement/statement of interest, cover letter, 2 references (won’t be contacted unless you are notified). Applications are due by April 30th with interviews the following two weeks via Zoom. The successful candidate will be notified by May 14.

 

Supervisor
Susan Voskuil-Starcevich
Education Manager, Sacramento History Museum
svoskuil-starcevich@sachistorymuseum.org

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