Lloyd Center 2023 Summer Internships

Environmental Education/Outreach Internships

Do you have a passion for environmental science? Are you experienced or interested in working with youth? The Lloyd Center for the Environment is in need of an Environmental Education/Outreach Interns for the summer season of 2023!

Environmental Education/Outreach Interns assist educators in teaching outdoor nature/science-based programs for our summer season.  The Lloyd Center’s educational philosophy is that hands-on learning brings the study of science to life! Additionally, interns assist with various outreach programs and aquaria maintenance. An Environmental Education/Outreach Internship at the Lloyd Center is an excellent way to gain classroom experience, work with live animals, and connect to the local community!

Responsibilities: Interns are responsible for assisting the Education/Naturalist staff in the development and implementation of activities for our Summer Programs, which are introductory environmental programs for children six to nine years old, and more in-depth science courses for students entering 3rd through 8th grades.

Interns may assist with educational outreach programs off-site.  Interns also help to maintain our fresh and saltwater aquaria.

Please note: Education Outreach Internships are full-time positions, Monday–Friday 8am-4pm with occasional weekend hours (part-time positions may be considered). Interns must be over the age of 18.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in marine biology, ecology, or environmental science
  • One year of college-level courses
  • Knowledge of coastal environment
  • 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
  • Portuguese or Spanish speaking is a plus

If interested in working with us for the summer season, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist
Lloyd Center for the Environment
430 Potomska Road
Dartmouth, MA 02748