Ruth Baker Financial Education Internship

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Posted: 07/23/14

Job Description:

The Museum of American Finance is seeking a qualified graduate student for a teaching internship. This is a paid internship lasting 11 weeks from September 9 - November 21. The hours will be Tuesday - Friday, between 16 and 19 hours per week, depending on MoAF’s class schedule.

Responsibilities include:

• Learning course materials for all Museum classes through provided training sessions
• Teaching current Museum daytime class offerings
• Teaching the Museum Finance Academy, the Museum’s eight-week financial literacy course for high school students on Thursday or Friday evenings, depending on demand
• Leading guided tours to Museum visitors
• Developing lecture material
• Assisting Museum staff with preparation for group visits and education programs


• Bachelor’s degree in History, Education, Finance and/or Business with a history of academic excellence
• Completed coursework in pursuit of a Master’s degree in the above fields
• Excellent presentation skills, including written and oral communication skills
• Willingness to speak in front of groups of up to 30 people
• Ability to be flexible, innovative, self-motivated and to work independently
• Strong analytical reasoning
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Powerpoint, Excel and Word
• Basic knowledge of financial products helpful
• Previous internships or a demonstrated interest in a financial services career a plus

The intern will learn and work under the guidance of various Museum staff with additional educational resources of the Museum’s Lecture Series and Lunch and Learn Series.


Please submit cover letter and resume to by August 22, 2014. Applicants advancing to a second-round interview will be asked to present a sample lesson to MoAF Education Department staff.

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The Museum of American Finance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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