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8401 Montgomery Rd. ●Cincinnati, OH  45236 ● www.holocaustandhumanity.org ● 513.487.3055

Workum Intern Placement - Summer 2016

Description of Organization:  The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education educates about the Holocaust, remembers its victims and acts on its lessons. Through innovative programs and partnerships, CHHE challenges injustice, inhumanity and prejudice, and fosters understanding, inclusion and engaged citizenship. The Center trains teachers and clergy, produces academic research, sustains permanent and traveling exhibits, and offers a variety of programs and educational resources for the Greater Cincinnati community.

 

Qualifications Sought:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Well-organized
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Interest in learning more about the Holocaust and human rights education

Job Title: Traveling Exhibits Coordinator

Job Description: The Traveling Exhibits Coordinator will research as well as assist in the design of updates to CHHE’s traveling exhibit collection. In addition, they will create educational materials to accompany traveling exhibits as well as CHHE’s permanent exhibit, Mapping Our Tears. Included with this position, will be:

  1. Research latest trends in traveling exhibits from Holocaust centers of similar scope and size of CHHE.
  2. Locate and purchase books and resources that relate to an exhibit’s theme.
  3. Review current traveling exhibits and brainstorm updates in content and design.
  4. Secure partners within the community for traveling exhibits.
  5. Identify grants and funding opportunities for exhibit updates.
  6. Create a timeline for debut of updates and educational materials.
  7. Research and create content for permanent exhibit kiosks.
  8. Additionally, the Workum intern will have the opportunity towards the beginning of their internship to support and participate in the Roma and Sam Kaltman Holocaust Studies for Educators.  A graduate course training area educators to teach the Holocaust. 

 QualificationsThis position requires an individual willing to take initiative and possessing a strong interest in history.  While the intern will receive direction, they should also have the ability to work independently and possess quality writing and research skills.  Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner required.  The student will have the opportunity to connect with area Holocaust survivors and eyewitnesses during this internship.

 

Supervision: The Traveling Exhibits Coordinator will be supervised by Alexis S. Morrisroe, Director of Education. Weekly meetings will be organized to set objectives and monitor progress.  The Workum intern will work closely with the other staff at The Center, and will also have the opportunity to be independent and self-directed.

 

 

Updated December 2015