Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
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The primary location of this internship is at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center; a 128 acre jewel nestled against the east side of the Sandia Mountains adjacent to the Cibola National Forest. You will also be assisting Center staff with educational programs at other locations such as Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area and numerous State Parks and wild areas across New Mexico. You will be teaching 3-5 hour environmental education programs/hikes for 20-30 5th grade students at a time, teaching about ecology and the interconnectedness of nature at the SMNHC and occasionally travelling across New Mexico (travel expenses provided). You will work as a liaison between the SMNHC and Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge working to use lessons learned at the SMNHC to develop programs at Valle de Oro and other collaboration ideas. You will have the opportunity to assist full time staff with field research on a range of ecological monitoring projects happening at the SMNHC. Some minor trail maintenance and other projects as assigned will be a part of this exciting opportunity.
How to Apply:
This position is through the Student Conservation Association. Please see their website for application procedures.