Exhibits Intern

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

Description

Position Description:

Job summary
The Exhibits Intern, in alignment with the internship learning goals, will complete a special project related to development, design, and/or fabrication of exhibits that will support and inform future projects for Discovery Lab.
Duties and responsibilities

  • Primary functions:
    • Working with Director of Exhibits and Exhibits Manager to develop and design an interactive exhibit.
    • Collecting formative, process, or summative data for exhibit evaluation to inform future projects.
    • Working with the Exhibits Manager to fabricate exhibit items which meet internship learning goals and Discovery Lab standards.
    • Within the boundaries of the internship learning goals, using innovative technology and/or construction techniques to create an exhibit experience that is unique to Discovery Lab.
  • Secondary functions:
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Exhibits
  • Learning Components:
    • Design skills
    • Fabrication/construction 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
    • CAD experience preferred
    • Experience with power tools and/or computer coding preferred
  • Education & work experience:
    • Intern must be enrolled at least part-time in a graduate or undergraduate program with studies supporting a career in Museum Studies, Education, Construction, Design, or a related field.
  • Preferences:
    • Knowledge of museum/exhibit development
    • 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 resume and cover letter to careers@discoverylab.org

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