Environmental Education Intern – Florida

Archbold Biological Station
Venus, Florida
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$12.25 per hour, plus dormitory style lodging
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Jill Abrahamson Memorial Environmental Education Internship at ARCHBOLD BIOLOGICAL STATION Internship Period: 34 weeks, Nov. 28, 2022 – July 21, 2023 Hours: up to 30 hours a week, sometimes weekends Join our education team and make a positive difference by communicating science, connecting people to nature, and cultivating environmental identity in children and adults in the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades. The intern receives on-the-job training, mentorship, and participates in a statewide education conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: leading elementary school field trips, assisting in virtual events, working outreach booths at community events, assisting with program evaluations, and performing animal care (snakes) duties. The intern can choose to receive fire training and help on prescribed burns. During personal time, the intern can enjoy access to our preserve lands, including a private lake, and is invited to accompany researchers into the field to see rare plants, Gopher Tortoises, and Florida Scrub-Jays. Archbold Biological Station is an independent not-for profit biological research facility founded in 1941 by Richard Archbold. The Station conducts and promotes long-term ecological research and conservation, and has a strong commitment to education. The work at the Station emphasizes the unique biological communities of the Lake Wales Ridge, part of the Northern Everglades watershed, and one of the most distinctive and endangered biotic regions of Florida. For more information, please visit our website at www.archbold-station.org. Archbold Biological Station is committed to integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into our organization. Archbold Biological Station does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity, sex, marital status, age, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political ideology, religion, national origin, and all other classifications protected by federal, state, or local law. Archbold Biological Station is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
- College degree, preferably with experience in wildlife biology, natural resources, ecology, environmental education, or other related fields - Willing to work outdoors in the Florida heat, alongside biting insects, mosquitoes, and ticks - Interpersonal communication and computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point) - Spanish language skills a plus - First Aid and CPR certification is desirable - Possess valid drivers’ license with good driving record as determined by Archbold’s insurance carrier. - Criminal background check using fingerprinting is required To Apply: Email the Program Director of Education, Dustin Angell, a cover letter, resume, and email contacts for two references at dangell@archbold-station.org
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Dustin Angell
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