Education Program Intern

American Fisheries Society
Richmond, VA (Hybrid)
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The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is looking for a support staff member for the 2023 Hutton Program. This is a part-time (15-20 hours), 8-week internship opportunity. The dates of employment are June-July, however start and end dates are flexible. The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is an eight week paid summer internship and mentoring program for high school students sponsored by the American Fisheries Society (AFS). Our vision is to stimulate interest in fisheries and aquatic science among underrepresented groups in the profession today. The Hutton internship experience includes the Hutton Scholars Summit, which brings program participants from across the country together for three days of fisheries related programming. The Education Program Intern will assist with program management, social media, and planning the 2023 Principal Accountabilities Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program - 80% (of time) Conduct onboarding for Hutton interns and serve as a resource for mentors and interns throughout the summer internship period to foster an environment of belonging. Develop branding and marketing initiatives for the Hutton internship program which will encourage applications and participation from diverse applicants and mentors. Operate the program’s social media platforms and develop promotional materials for the program. Track Hutton Participant hours and assist with payment disbursement to participating students. Lead efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of the Hutton program in promoting diversity and belonging of student scholars. Assess, measure and track diversity & inclusion of student programs. Assist in coordinating the Hutton Scholar’s Summit. Student and Related Diversity Programming - 20% Assist with planning and logistics for Annual Meeting programming focused on fostering sustained and meaningful relationships with students from backgrounds underrepresented in fisheries, such as from Tribal Colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Minority Serving Institutions.
Requirements Education: Enrolled in a college or university program Experience: Applicants must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous work experience with k-12 students is highly preferred. Previous experience coordinating educational programs and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and accessibility in such programs or the workplace is preferred. Travel: Ability to travel to the Hutton Summit in late July required, travel expenses will be covered by AFS. Skills: Microsoft Office programs, Google Drive, social media marketing, graphic design, customer service, written and oral communication Job location: Richmond, VA (Hybrid) To apply, email your resume to
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