he Center for Educational Improvement is seeking an intern with a background in cognitive psychology. The internship is for the period of August 1- October 15, for 10-20 hours a week. There is some flexibility with dates.
The Center has been developing a research-based approach to visioning for schools that builds off of our work with mindfulness- heart centered learning and uses Core Learning Teams as developed by Peter Senge. We are preparing a book on our process and the importance of visioning, particularly in reference to mindfulness, school improvement, and 21stCentury Learning. The intern will assist with background research, preparing chapters, and interviewing principals or teachers at 7-8 sites and would be acknowledged according to degree of support and effort. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, have research experience, and have a background in mindfulness, neuroscience, and/or social emotional learning and collaborating with or working in prek-12 schools. The intern will receive mentoring and have an opportunity to develop related blog posts or newsletter articles. The position is non-paid; however, we work with college and universities to support arrangements for internship credit. The Center for Educational Improvement is a 501(c) 3 non-profit, focused on uplifting schools and creating school climates where children and staff thrive. We disseminate a monthly eNewsletter to a database of over 6,000 subscribers. Check out our website at www.edimprovement.org
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample of 3-5 pages to firstname.lastname@example.org