Visitor Studies Intern

Discovery Lab
Published
November 26, 2019
Location
Tulsa, OK
Category
Other  
Job Type

Description

Position Description:

Job summary
The Visitor Studies Intern, executes research, evaluation, and visitor studies to support and inform future projects for Discovery Lab.
Duties and responsibilities

  • Primary functions:
    • Working with Director of Exhibits and university research partner(s) to assist with on-going research projects.
    • Collecting data for exhibit and program evaluation.
    • Unobtrusively observing visitor use of exhibits and programs on a daily basis.
    • Coding data collected for university partners to utilize for analysis.
    • Entering visitor interview and observation data into a database.
  • Secondary functions:
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Exhibits
  • Learning Components:
    • Customer service skills
    • Family engagement skills
    • Data analysis, entry, and presentation skills
    • Cross-functional collaboration skills

Position Requirements:

Qualification requirements

  • Knowledge and skills:
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong presentation skills
  • Education & work experience:
    • Intern must be enrolled at least part-time in an undergraduate program with studies supporting a career in Museum Studies, Education, Anthropology, Social Science or a related field.

Preferences:

  • Knowledge of museum/visitor studies
  • Basic understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Cultural competency and experience working with diverse backgrounds
  • Fluency in a language in addition to English to support Discovery Lab’s accessibility mission and objectives

Position Reports to:

Director of Exhibits

To Apply for this Job:

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to careers@discoverylab.org

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