HOT Schools Intern Needed – Paid Summer Position

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Connecticut Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools in partnership with Wesleyan’s Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is offering an internship to Wesleyan Students.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly organized, tech savvy individual interested in understanding the elements of planning, developing, implementing and managing the HOT Schools program including an intensive interactive arts education experience for 200 plus artists, teachers, administrators and parents engaged in school culture change through strong arts, arts integration, and democratic practice.

Duration: June 15- July 17

Details: June 15- July 1 – 20 hours per week and July 6-17 – 40 hours per week

Description: Participating in event planning and implementation

  • Research and compile relevant resources
  • Assisting in creation of promotional materials
  • Creating and Tracking on-line registration
  • Creating on-line surveys
  • Organizing materials and supplies for presenters
  • General clerical duties; copying, filing, assembling materials, etc.

During the Institute, this person will be responsible for assisting with technical services for all presenters which includes power-point projection and any audio/visual needs.

Qualifications: self-starter, collaborative, use excel, use google docs, audio visual equipment, general clerical skills, flexible, strong interpersonal skills

Stipend: $1,920.00 paid in bi-weekly installments

Room & Board at the Hilton will be provided from 7/12-7/17.

The HOT Schools program will hold it’s 22th Annual Summer Institute, a 5 -day residential professional development opportunity for teachers, administrators, parents and teaching artists to be held at the Hartford Hilton from July 13-17, 2015. The program is a synthesis of educational pedagogy and strategic partnerships with teaching artists and arts and cultural organizations dedicated to cultivating arts energized school communities. Program fellows will assist in all aspects of planning and implementation of this intensive week- long professional development opportunity.

Interested Wesleyan students should submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to by May 1, 2015.

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