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

Requirements:

• 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.

Application:

Please submit cover letter and resume to cmeyers@moaf.org 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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