COSI has many exciting opportunities for college internships. If you are interested in a college internship, please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter:
By Mail to:
COSI Columbus Volunteer Department
attn: Volunteer & Community Resources
333 West Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
By Email to:
If you are a good match with a current opening, we will proceed with the application and selection process. If we don’t have an opening that matches your interests and talents, we will explore whether an opportunity can be tailored for you.
With a COSI internship, you:
- get valuable hands-on work experience
- have fun
- learn new skills
- explore interests
- meet people
College interns work in a variety of departments throughout COSI. Each college intern position description is based around a project to be completed per term. Areas may include:
- Administration and Operations
- Marketing and Development
- Guest and Safety Services
- Human Resources
- Teen Programs
College internships range from 8-15 weeks and may be repeated. School credits may determine the number of hours per week (usually 10-16 hours arranged over 2 to 4 days). Hours are flexible and depend on assignment. Positions are unpaid but offer benefits, in addition to school credit.
View All Currently Available Internships Below:
Outreach Education Intern (click for details)
PostedTuesday, 31 January 2017
ObjectiveSupport COSI’s Outreach Education team through attending outreach workshops and camps as an extra hand, assisting in design projects, completing administrative tasks, and providing exceptional educational experiences for all learners in our programming.
Education/ExperienceIdeal candidate possesses excellent organizational skills, is energetic and flexible, able to coordinate diverse tasks, able to establish good working relationships with team members, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. Works well with all age groups of students. High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working with children is preferred.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesA. Prep and tear down workshops. B. Assist the Outreach Education leadership team in facilitating onsite and offsite camps. C. Facilitate educational programming both individually and with a group of students. D. Gain experience and practice behavior management through camp programming and outreach workshops. E. Assist with research and administrative tasks approved by the Manager of Outreach Education. F. Complete intern projects approved by the Manager of Outreach Education. Projects may include but is not limited to: Creating and implementing new educational experiences, developing new systems for administrative use, research on audiences, grants and funding opportunities. G. Support general COSI operations through participation in team meetings and extended training opportunities, such as COSI University. H. Serve as an example to other COSI team members in matters of appearance, attitude and performance in a manner best serving COSI team members and guests. I. In accordance with COSI's Guest Services Strategy and as opportunities present themselves, provide excellence in guest services by assuring guest safety, using courtesy to drive each guest interaction, by delivering the COSI show, and by keeping operations efficient. DEPARTMENT: Center for School and Community Partnership SCHEDULE/HOURS: 25 – 30 Hours (Some hours are completed as part of offsite programs)
AGE REQUIREMENT: 18+ COSI AGREES TO PROVIDE: A. Orientation and Training B. Ongoing skill development C. Coaching from supervisor and others to encourage personal development D. Free Parking – location on COTA bus line E. Discounts in the Atomic Cafe and Science2Go! Shop F. Recognition and invitations to special events G. Membership after 100 hours