Town Hall Speaker Series Intern

Department: Education and Exhibits

REPORTS TO: National Programs Manager

FLSA STATUS: Internship

BACKGROUND

The National Constitution Center, located on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, is the first museum in the world dedicated to honoring and explaining the U.S. Constitution through more than 100 interactive and multi-media exhibits, artifacts and film.  The Center also houses the Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach, which serves as a hub for national constitutional education, debates, teacher resources and as a home for visiting scholars and experts.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Town Hall Speaker Series Intern will assist in developing the Center’s evolving calendar of timely and engaging adult programming. Since opening in 2003, the Center has welcomed former president, Supreme Court Justices, leading journalists, scholars, and entertainers from around the world. The Town Hall Speaker Series Intern will have the opportunity to assist in designing and executing all programs through research and writing, planning, and the coordination of event logistics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research program topics and speakers for existing and future events
  • Prepare invitations to prospective speakers as well as event proposals and descriptions
  • Attend meetings involved in national programming and initiatives
  • Assist with event set-up and preparation
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reliable, detail-oriented individual with an interest in history, political science, or related filed
  • Must have excellent writing and communication skills
  • Must have good computer skills
  • Must be available 25 – 30 hours per week, and be willing to stay for some evening programs

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