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Library Intern

The Muse Writers Center is looking for a Library Intern to join our team. We’re looking for a passionate, organized individual who wants to give back to the Hampton Roads community through the literary arts.

An ideal candidate will be pursuing a master’s in library studies. However, we will also consider applicants who are avid readers and detail-oriented. Our Library Intern will be charged with developing a system that allows our community to easily check books in and out. We are looking for an independent person who will be comfortable running this project with minimal supervision. 

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 3-5

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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Youth Teaching Internship

The Muse Writers Center is looking for someone with some teaching experience to join our team as a Youth Teaching Intern.

Responsibilities include creating teaching schedules, developing curriculum with other youth teachers, and working with the Youth Writing Director. The Youth Teaching Intern will also be expected to teach some sessions. Sessions taught are paid teaching hours.

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 5

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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Teen Library Assistant

The Muse Writers Center is looking for a teen, 16-18, who wants to work as our assistant librarian. 

We’re looking for a teen who is a total bookworm and who might harbor hopes of a future career as a librarian. We are looking for a responsible, hard-working high schooler who is excited to learn a new skill set and is comfortable working independently.  We’re looking for a passionate, organized individual who wants to give back to the Hampton Roads community through the literary arts.

This position can count towards volunteer hours. Our teen assistant librarian will also have the opportunity to register for a free creative writing class and will be provided with a Muse Writers Center membership. 

If you’re interested in applying, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and the names of your three favorite books

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 3-5

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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Career Writers Development Internship

This intern will work to establish The Muse’s presence in the larger literary world. This individual will be sure that The Muse is connecting with authors and agents, within and outside of Virginia. Responsibilities include: helping with the planning and execution of professional development events, developing relationships with people in the book world (authors, agents, editors) to promote The Muse and to collaborate on possible events (author readings) among other things. This is a great position for a self-starter and creative thinker.

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 3-5

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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Outreach Coordinator

Help grow the Muse outreach programs: assist in increasing outreach opportunities, create lesson plans, schedule workshops/events, teach workshops, collect and analyze data measuring student experience and growth during workshop/event.  

Assist in teaching workshops for elderly and military outreach programs when needed. Sessions taught are paid teaching hours.

Train/manage interns when needed at Muse and during Muse outreach events.

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 5-10

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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Media Creation and Development Internship

The Muse is looking for a creative and savvy intern to help us up our game in the ways we promote, produce, and deliver the literary arts to the world. We need someone who is very tech knowledgeable, and someone who knows how to edit and stream video content and also knows how this content works in the current social media world. This position has room for creative experimentation and incredible room to grow in the organization. Potential to turn into a paid position for the right candidate.

This is an unpaid position, however, we can offer students credit with their university, and all interns will receive a Muse membership card and the ability to take up to two free creative writing classes at The Muse per term.

Hours per week: 5-10

Length of Internship: At least one Muse session (3 months)

Begins October 2020

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