Student Opportunity Announcements

Intern, Environmental Education



Seaside Center Environmental Education Interns



Summer
2014



 



This
internship begins in mid-late June and finishes at the end of August.



(Flexible days, hours; 120 hours
minimum)



Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm



 



Position

Seaside Center Environmental
Education Interns (4 unpaid positions)


Goal



The Seaside
Center Intern will gain practical experience in an environmental education
setting focused on the Long Island Sound environment.



Objectives



The intern will gain object-based learning experience working
with children, adults, and families.
The
intern will learn to present engaging environmental education programs to
visitors of all ages; assist Summer Naturalists
with
the management and daily operation of the center; assist in the supervision of
numerous high school volunteers; assist in the development, implementation and
evaluation of environmental educational activities; assist in on-going research
projects involving the Long Island Sound; and assist in the upkeep of marine
aquariums and the touch tank in the Center.



Qualifications

College student or graduate preferred



Teaching experience and/or environmental or
marine science background a plus


• Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and adults

• Must be mature, self-motivated, and capable of following directions



Evaluation



The intern will be evaluated on the basis of his or her
performance of the above tasks. At the end of the internship period, an Intern
Evaluation form will be completed by the staff supervisor(s).
Finally, an exit
interview will be scheduled with the Manager of Seaside Center to evaluate
(from the student's perspective) the internship experience. The
internship may be for either academic credit
or to gain experience. The student is responsible for making arrangements for
requirements for academic credit.



To Apply



Send cover
letter, resume and 2 educational or professional references to:

Cynthia Ehlinger at
cynthiae@brucemuseum.org or Seaside Center Manager,
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830