The primary work of the Education Department at StoryCorps is the implementation of StoryCorpsU, a yearlong college readiness curriculum being taught in four cities, Chicago, New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, DC. Visit www.storycorpsu.org for more information on the program.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Support implementation of the StoryCorpsU curriculum;
- Track curriculum revisions;
- Review student produced content;
- Update database with log info for student produced content;
- Research topics of relevance to the development of the department;
- Other duties and responsibilities as required.
The person chosen for this position will be proficient in Microsoft Office, thrive in a start-up environment, be a proactive problem-solver, have strong writing skills, facility in paying attention to details, and in taking an organized approach to their work. It will also be helpful if the person has experience with high-quality customer service systems, a demonstrated interest in education programming and knowledge of what educators and students are likely to view as interesting and valuable.
Value of the Internship
At the completion of this internship, the intern can expect to have gained hands on experience in program implementation.
StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.
All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.