Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Internship

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 17, 2017, 5:00pm


Savannah, GA
United States

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Job Description:

Marine education internships are offered to recent college graduates with a B.S. or B.A in Biology and coursework in marine science. The position serves as a bridge experience between college and professional positions and is designed for individuals who would like to gain teaching experience in environmental education. The position requires training for two months with senior staff in a variety of marine science topics before teaching field, lab and discussion classes to Pre-K to 12 grade students. Additional responsibilities include animal husbandry, UGA Aquarium exhibit maintenance and visitor services. 

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How to Apply:

Applications are accepted by mail only and must be received by March 17, 2017. Emailed, faxed or incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

A complete application includes:

  • A one page cover letter (addressed to Intern selection Committee, 12 point font, 1 inch margins) briefly describing your past interest as it relates to the internship qualifications and your future goals.
  • A full résumé describing your academic background and work experience. Include contact information for three professional references. Be sure to include email addresses and an alternate phone number.
  • An official transcript of your college/university work, including courses in progress (if applicable). If your college or university is not in the U.S., an explanation of the grading system must be included. Any material not in English must include a translation.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from the individuals listed in your résumé. Letters should either be mailed directly to the Internship Selection Committee by these individuals or placed in a sealed envelope signed by the referring individual and mailed with your other application materials.  Emailed, faxed and late letters will not be accepted.

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Contact Name:

Maryellen Timmons

Contact Phone:

(912) 598-2353

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