Join the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) education team as an Education Intern this summer! If you are interested in education and early childhood development with Indigenous values in mind, this is a great opportunity for you to gain practical skills and experience. Support SHI staff with various summer program activities, including their STEAM camp, Latseen Running Camp, Latseen Leadership Academy, and Latseen Hoop Camp. This includes setting up camps, supporting and working with students throughout the camp, and cleaning up after the camps. In addition, interns support the student evaluations of their camp experience. You will gain skills to plan, coordinate, and implement various education programs. You will be able to supervise children of differing ages, ensuring their safety, development, growth, skill-achievement, and general well-being at different educational programming.
This position will take place onsite at the SHI office in Juneau, AK. You will also likely travel to other Southeast Alaska villages for summer camps. It is preferred that the Education Intern start on June 1, 2023, to help prepare for summer programs.
Learning Outcomes & Primary Responsibilities
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.