Join the 2012-2013 Newseum Student Advisory Team
We are looking for opinionated, engaging and informed middle and high school students to participate in the Newseum Student Advisory Team. The advisory team’s role is to (a) serve as the Newseum’s student ambassadors and (b) provide feedback on the development of interactive exhibits, videos and programs in the Newseum.
Students who participate will be given a package of tickets to the Newseum. Verification of volunteer hours will be provided. Team members must be able to attend bi monthly meetings at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Interested students should submit a completed application, including a 250-word essay, describing why you would like to be a part of the team, and one letter of reference from a faculty or community member October 12, 2012.
Completed applications can be submitted by mail, fax or electronically to:
Newseum Education Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202/292-6650; Fax: 202/292-6665
Finalists will be notified via email by Oct 18, 2012. Finalists are required to interview with members of the Newseum Education Department and current Student Advisory Team members before joining the team.
The first meeting will be Sunday, Nov 4, 2012, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Parents are required to attend this introductory meeting with their students.