Internship Information for B.Ed Candidates

Digital Human Library Internships 2018-2019

CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Student Level: Bachelor or Masters

Disciplines of Interest:

Arts, Digital Citizenship, Education, English/ Literacy, Global Competencies, Graphic Design, Humanities, Marketing, Media Studies, Social Media, Social Studies, STEAM Education, Web Development

Interview:  Interview will be held online via video conference.

Additional Information: All meetings will be held online using Google Hangouts or Zoom.

Links to your social media channels must be provided (ie. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)

JOB DETAILS

Job Title:  Digital Human Library Intern

Job Type:  Volunteer Position

Job Location:  Online (home, work, school)

Job Start Date:  Flexible (September)

Job End Date:   Flexible (end of term)

Number of Openings:  6

Hours:  4 hours per week or as specified by your institution; hours are flexible

Wages: N/A

JOB SUMMARY

Interns working with Digital Human Library will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of roles and responsibilities depending on their interests and strengths.

Roles might include:

  • Blogger
  • Curator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Podcaster
  • Researcher
  • Social Media Marketing (Twitter, Facebook, etc)
  • Web Development and/or Support
  • Other… we welcome ideas for contributions outside of the opportunities listed here!

REPORTING

All applicants will report to their Supervisor on a weekly basis through email. Video conferences will be held on a weekly/ bi-weekly basis and as needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • a motivated thinker with creative energy and initiative
  • proven effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • proficiency using standard educational technology and software (G-Suite, Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.), and online social media platforms (blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) an asset
  • knowledge of the education industry
  • experience video conferencing and/or knowledge of video conferencing platforms an asset
  • *if applying for the position of blogger provide a link to your blog, or attach 2 different writing samples

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • opportunities to initiate your own ideas and designs
  • assigned tasks will build competence (and portfolio) in some, or all of the following areas: education, curriculum development, market research, social media marketing, public relations, professional networking, creative writing, and 21st Century Competencies
  • networking opportunities with professionals in your field
  • opportunities to intern/volunteer for companies and/or organizations in your field following your placement

Training:

Successful applicants receive online job training in their specific area(s) of responsibility.

Transportation and Housing:

N/A – Most if not all of our meetings will be held online depending on the location of the student.

APPLICATION METHOD

Applications accepted by email. All applicants will be contacted upon receipt of a resume and cover letter.