Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Perot Museum of Nature and Science Summer Discovery Camp Intern. Applicants must be enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree or a college graduate.


Discovery Camp is comprised of weekly science themed sessions for students ages kindergarten through 6th grade. Discovery Camp interns will support lead instructors in delivering summer camp curriculum consistent with the themes of Discovery Camp. Interns will serve as an assistant instructor in after-care classrooms, supervising and facilitating activities for up to 20 children. Discovery Camp interns will assist in the general workload of the Education Department to ensure the success of Discovery Camp. Discovery Camp interns should be enrolled in an accredited university working towards a degree in teaching and/or a scientific discipline or mathematics. Basic knowledge and understanding of curriculum development is preferred. Discovery Camp intern’s schedule will be Monday-Friday (times may vary) with a minimum commitment of 4 weeks between June 3rd, 2019 and August 16th, 2019. Please state your availability in your cover letter.


To apply:

• Fill out the Intern Online Application

• Submit your resume and cover letter to volunteers@perotmuseum.org with the subject line “Summer Discovery Camp Intern Application"

o All documents must be word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf)

• All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required


Contact Information


Demographic Information

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Emergency Contact


Reference

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Education

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Skills

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Volunteer/Intern Experience

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Availability

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Internship Semester

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Vehicle Information

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Background Check Information

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science conducts criminal background checks for all volunteers 18 years and older in order to ensure the safety and quality of all visitors' experience. If a non-complying report is revealed, you will be notified. Continued volunteer service is contingent upon background screenings. The following information is kept confidential and secure by the Volunteer Department of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. You will receive a separate email prompting you to complete the background check as you begin the onboarding process. If you're uncomfortable submitting your personal information online, please feel free to contact us at volunteers@perotmuseum.org or 214.756.5844. **IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTACT US WITH THIS INFORMATION**



Agreement

By clicking "I agree" I hereby certify that this application contains no misrepresentations or falsifications and the information given is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also authorize the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to conduct a background check and to verify this information.