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Education / Outreach Internships - Summer 2018 (Positions Filled)

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The Education & Outreach Department of the Lloyd Center for the Environment is in need of three (3) interns for the summer of 2018. The interns are responsible for assisting the education/outreach staff in teaching our hands-on science programs. The Lloyd Center’s educational philosophy is that hands-on experiential learning brings the study of science alive. Through this approach, students develop and retain knowledge of how the environment works and an appreciation for the need to conserve natural areas.

Dates: May/June 2018 – August 2018

Responsibilities: Interns are responsible for assisting the education/outreach staff in teaching hands-on, science programs for children in Kindergarten through Middle School. The programs include field-based coastal ecology programs and in-school programs on estuarine organisms, whales, horseshoe crabs and watershed issues. Interns also help to develop and implement activities for our summer programs.

We offer introductory environmental programs for children five to seven years old and more in-depth science courses for students entering 3rd through 8th grades. Interns assist with outreach programs, lectures and walks for the general public, as well as contribute to the development and implementation of family and adult outreach programs. Interns also help to maintain our fresh and saltwater aquaria.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in marine biology, ecology, or environmental science helpful
  • Knowledge of coastal environment helpful
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR/First Aid Training helpful
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, ability to work independently
  • Commitment to teaching
  • Sense of humor

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Erika Fernandes, Outreach Educator
Lloyd Center for the Environment
430 Potomska Road
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Email: Erika@lloydcenter.org or phone: 508-990-0505 ext. 18

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