Environmental Education Intern

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, October 31, 2021, 5:00pm


United States

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This is a full-time position for 11 months (renewal is possible) as an environmental educator living at our field station on Andros.  Interns will focus on environmental education, trip facilitation, field station operations, and maintenance. Applicants should have at least one year of environmental education experience and a degree in a science/education related field or certified as a PADI Divemaster.

Environmental Education: IFS interns supplements the group leader's knowledge with local site information and topical lectures. The level of assistance with educational programming will vary according to the group leader’s expertise and experience. Interns should be prepared to act as a naturalist with a general knowledge of all of the terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Andros.

Trip Facilitation: IFS interns members are expected to stay in close contact with the group leader, transport the group to their desired sites, and monitor the group's safety while doing so.

Field Station Operations: There are daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to be completed to maintain full operation of the field station. Each intern will be involved to varying degrees with the daily tasks, such as interacting with the guests, manning the lodge, running errands, unloading shipments, communicating with the office in Columbus, Ohio, and other duties as necessary.

Maintenance: All interns participate in maintenance and repair of the vehicles, boats, buildings, other equipment, landscaping and other facilities tasks as needed.

How to Apply:

Send in a current resume, cover letter, and the internship application (found on the website: intlfieldstudies.org) to lindsey@intlfieldstudies.org. All questions should also be emailed to lindsey@intlfieldstudies.org. No calls please.