Internship

Spring Intern - Formal Learning - Educational Technology

Sesame Workshop

Remote / Virtual 03-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a 2021 Spring Formal Learning Intern. The Formal Learning Group is a growing department, and is looking for a self-starter who is organized, a problem-solver, communicative, and loves the art of developing processes such as configuring Microsoft Office applications into tools. This role will work closely with the Director of Operations & Design to construct a means to organize and manage assets for our Department. This person will learn asset management systems, data structures, and watch and catalog media from various Sesame Workshop properties, including Sesame Street. This internship is designed as a look at the role of being a project manager. The team is composed of business, creative, educators, editors, and writers.

Responsibilities
• Help develop and then take lead on adding assets to a content management tool, leveraging Microsoft Office tools or similar.
• Set up file management systems for our Cloud-based product development structure.
• Help develop a tracking system that articulates each stage of our product development cycle.
• Attend key meetings with other Departments within Sesame Workshop, such as creative & brand and digital production.
• Attend key meetings with external partners, vendors, academic advisors, and Sesame Workshop leadership.
• Co-host and help prepare for status meetings with the Formal Learning Group.
• Act as a brand ambassador for Sesame Workshop.

Qualifications
• Currently enrolled and pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university.
• Proficiency using Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Other
• Loves to solve task-related problems.
• Work collaboratively in small workgroups.
• Detailed oriented.
• Able to organize one's own work for the day and for the week.
• Loves to read, as our content is delivered first in written form.
• Highly communicative, especially in written form, given remote working.
• Ability to work with team members to interact on priorities and tasks.
• Strong communication skills, especially in writing and by remote meeting.

Department Overview

Sesame Workshop's Education Group (aka Formal Learning) produces and provides curriculum products and services that support children, families, and educators through Early Childhood Educational programs and centers as well as school systems for Grades K-2. Our curriculum products range from media-enhanced lesson plans to the development of digital platforms. This small and nimble team also provides thought leadership to the field of education on issues and topics ranging from the importance of social emotional learning to micro-credentialling of educators.

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