Environmental Education Intern

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Cedar Crest, NM
United States

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Duties: Lead 3-5 hour environmental education programs/hikes for 20-30 5th grade students at a time, at the SMNHC and occasionally across New Mexico (travel expenses provided); assist full time staff with field research; trail maintenance and other projects as assigned.

Qualifications Required: Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies, Education, Biology, Ecology or other applicable area.

Conditions of Employment: Must live on site. Desire to work with youth in the outdoors, ability to do physical labor and hikes at elevations of 7,000+ feet, Authorization of a Albuquerque Public Schools criminal background check and satisfactory result.

Start Date/Hours per Week/Length of Internship: 14 paid weeks between February 13th and May 19th. 35 hours per week.

Compensation & Benefits:

$330 a week ($9.43 per hour)

Free housing (fully furnished cottage) bordering the Cibola National Forest & Sandia Mountain Wilderness (great trail access).

Utilities provided.

Rural, remote setting in Cedar Crest, New Mexico. 20 minutes from Albuquerque.

35 hour work week

Gain great teaching experience, including NMMNHS training and continuing education

Beautiful work environment

Free admission to NMMNHS & programs


How to Apply:

Application Procedure:  Open until filled. Please send a one-page cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers and/or email addresses of three references to:

          Paul Mauermann

          New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

          1801 Mountain Road NW

          Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104



          Phone:  505.281-5259