For Teens and Young Adults
The DuSable Museum of African American History
Program Dates: June 25 through August 2, 2012
Monday thru Friday
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
TEEN MUSEUM DOCENTS OF THE FUTURE-Apprentice Program
The DuSable Museum is seeking 15 CPS high school students ages 14-19 to participate in an exciting intensive, educational experience! Teen Museum Docents of the Future is a dynamic apprenticeship program that prepares students to lead engaging public tours through the Museum encouraging their audiences to look at; analyze, and discuss the artifacts in the Museum’s collections. Throughout this 5-week work/study course, students develop keen research abilities, a thorough knowledge of the Museum’s collections and current exhibitions, learn public speaking skills and techniques for facilitating tours, and complete a qualifying tour at the end of the course. Teens who complete the program receive a stipend!
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THE DUSABLE MUSEUM INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ADULTS(18-22)
The collections and exhibitions Internship Program at The DuSable Museum offers a comprehensive overview of the Museum’s operations with participants engaging in hands-on training in the following departments: Curatorial, Development, Education and Public Programs, External Affairs(Marketing/Media) and Reservations and Sales. During this 5-week session, interns have the unique opportunity to work alongside mentor-staff members, where they will help further develop special and ongoing projects. Seven interns will be selected for this paid opportunity.
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*Have a Genuine Interest in African American History or Museum Science
*Demonstrate Commitment of Punctual and Perfect Attendance
*Enthusiastic, Independent and Responsible
DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 10, 2012 at 5:00 PM