Summer Public Programs Internship-North Carolina

Agency
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Location
374 Airport Road, Manteo, NC 27954
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Unpaid Internship
Start Date
05/27/2018
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2018
Website
http://www.ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island
Description
College students can explore their interests and gain practical work experience through an unpaid Public Programs education internship at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Summer Public Programs interns will gain skills in conducting education programs on a variety of marine and freshwater topics including sharks, sea turtles, snakes and more. Interns will be trained on handling live animals and how to effectively do presentations for the public with our animal ambassadors. Other areas in which interns will receive training include but are not limited to interpreting at our interactive touch pools, staffing discovery carts, interpreting during feeding presentations, and answering questions in various galleries. Internships begin in late May with a relatively flexible start date and last for 10 weeks. Possible evening, weekend and holiday work are required. You must be at least 18 years old to apply. Application materials for summer intern positions are due March 15th.
Qualifications
Enrollment in relevant college level coursework is required; candidates must be working towards a degree in Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Parks and Rec, Teaching or a related field. For more information about internships and how to apply, visit: http://www.ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island-internships
Contact Person
Paul Mazzei
Contact Phone
(252)475-2309
Contact eMail
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