KID Museum Apprentices

High Schoolers: Become an apprentice to our Maker Educators!

  • Get trained in STEM programs & inquiry-based learning
  • Facilitate activities for kids of all ages
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Earn SSL hours for your work
Spring 2020 Timeline

Spring 2020 application is now open

Deadline: November 20

Interview Dates: December 1 & 8

Training Dates: December 18 & 19

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Program Information

The Basics

  • KID Museum Apprentices work closely with museum educators to facilitate hands-on programming for children ages 4 – 14
  • Apprentices are trained to teach STEM and art-related activities, and learn how to interact with museum visitors
  • Optional professional development sessions in a selected discipline (such as woodworking or 3D printing) are offered throughout the year

Time Commitment

  • Mandatory training sessions before your first shift
  • Fall & Spring: Minimum of 12 hours per month (broken down into 3 shifts)
  • Summer: Minimum of 20 hours per month
  • Minimum of one semester (Spring, Summer, or Fall)
  • During the school year, apprentices work on weekends during regular museum hours
  • In summer, apprentices have the option of being a camp assistant at our weekly camps

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Fall: Rising 10-12th graders encouraged to apply.
  • Spring: All current high school students encouraged to apply.
  • Summer: All current and rising high school students encouraged to apply.
  • Interest in STEM, art, and creativity
  • Interest in working with kids