Coastal Education Intern – North Carolina

Agency
Fort Caswell
Location
Oak Island, NC
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$250/week plus room and board (housing, utilities, internet, and most meals)
Start Date
01/20/2020
Last Date to Apply
11/18/2019
Website
https://fortcaswell.com/internshipedu/
Description
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.
Qualifications
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.
Contact Person
Brittany Pace
Contact Phone
910-278-9501
Contact eMail
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