Education and Outreach Spring Internship offered at the Lloyd Center for the Environment

Have a passion for science? Experience or interest in working with youth?

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is in need of an Education / Outreach Intern for the spring of 2018! Education Outreach interns assist educators in teaching in-school and field-based science programs. The Lloyd Center’s educational philosophy is that hands-on, experiential learning brings the study of science alive! Additionally, interns assist with various Outreach programs - story times, guided walks, etc. - and aquaria maintenance.

An 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/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.

The Lloyd Center offers introductory environmental programs to 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

- See more at: http://lloydcenter.org/internships

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