Fort Caswell’s Environmental Stewardship Program is seeking a recent marine biology, environmental science, or education graduate to serve as our next Coastal Education Intern. The 6-month to 1-year internship involves: 1) providing outdoor environmental education programs for school groups, 2) maintaining the saltwater aquaria and exhibits, 3) assisting with team-building programs, 4) implementing the campus recycling initiative, and 5) the opportunity to work with the sea turtle monitoring program on Caswell Beach (summer months only).
START DATE: Late January (date flexible).
TARGET DEMOGRAPHIC: Upcoming or recent college graduates (graduation on or before December 2019) interested in pursuing a career in outdoor education; strong background in science and/or education required.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week +/-, occasional evening and weekend hours.
Applicants should have a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and with a team. Must be energetic, flexible, and have a passion for learning and teaching about the environment. The internship requires working on/near the water in a variety of weather conditions, on the beach, marsh, floating docks, and fishing pier. Preferred: previous environmental education experience, experience working with youth, and CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard Certification.