Public Programming and Museum Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Public Programming and Museum Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : YouthLink
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Calgary, Alberta
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-09-04 à 2018-02-02 (21 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,00 $

Internship Opportunity

Job Title: Public Programming and Museum Intern

Start date: September 5th, 2017

End date: February 2nd, 2018

Salary: $14/hr

Location: 5151 47 Street NE Calgary AB T3J 3R2

Hours of Work: Tuesday through Saturday 8:00-4:00. Some evening and weekend work required.


Position Information:

This position will provide the graduate with an in-depth experience into education, public programming, special events, outreach, research and writing in a museum/non-profit setting. The intern will be required to assist in the research, design, and delivery of a variety of public programs including youth and adult programs, summer camps, and special events. The intern will have extensive training in artifact handling and processing, and will regularly be required to conduct research on our archival and historic holdings.

Candidate Requirements:


Education: the student for this position must have completed a degree the University level within the past 24 months, preferably in Museum Studies, Education, History, or Communications, although related disciplines would be considered. Ideally, the candidate should be planning a career in the culture and heritage field.


Experience: Applicants who have the appropriate education plus some experience working in the museum/non-profit sector or with youth will be given preference.


Skills required: Computer – proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, excellent written and verbal communication skills, well-developed organizational abilities, attention to detail in work, proactive thinking, flexibility, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn and be challenged.


Organization Information:

YouthLink Calgary is an independent charitable organization that operates in partnership with the Calgary Police Service to make positive connections between the public and CPS, to prevent crime and victimization, and to keep our youth and city safe for life. The museum offers interactive exhibits and experiential programming for audiences of all ages on forensic science, the historic and present day stories of the Calgary Police Service, and Street Smarts (Gangs, Drugs, Healthy Relationships, Bullying, and Online Safety). Our offerings include grade six full day fieldtrips, public experience days on Fridays and Saturdays, summer camps in July and August, evening programs for Guides and Scouts, and special events for the community.


Application Process:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Noreen Barros, nbarros@calgarypolice.ca


Please note that resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.


This position is funded through Young Canada Works, Building Careers in Heritage.



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