Graduate Assistantship - FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 12:45pm


West Palm Beach, FL
United States

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Job Description:

Graduate students employed at Pine Jog will have the opportunity to lead programs for students in Palm Beach County and have the opportunity to develop and implement curricula of their own.

Teaching responsibilities may include:

  • Field based programs at Pine Jog
  • Schoolyard outreach programs
  • After-school programming
  • Interpretive programs
  • Classroom visits
  • Summer day camp
  • Summer residential camp
  • Programs for families

Assistantships allow students to experience various aspects of the environmental education field such as program development, center administration, fund raising and grant writing. Opportunities exist to assist in public relations, publications and special events.

Pine Jog is an environmental education center located in 135 acres of pine flatwood forest, with one of Florida's first Green Schools on property and partnered with a state university.The scope of experiences for graduate assistants prepares each for professional roles in the E.E. field upon graduation.

Assistantships are available for two years while students are completing their M.ED. in Environmental Education at Florida Atlantic University.

Further assistantship information can be found at:

Information about Palm Beach County, Florida can be found at:


Position Start Date:

Monday, August 20, 2018

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How to Apply:

Applications can be made at:

To apply for the FAU Masters in Environmental Education, please visit:

Job Compensation:

Academic Credit



Compensation Information:

Students are awarded a yearly stipend of $7500 to be distributed bi-weekly over the academic year.
Students receiving assistantships qualify for financial aid through Florida Atlantic University and tuition waivers.  Tuition waivers cover the tuition credit fees only.
Students are required to pay FAU fees. Please refer to FAU Tuition and Fee Information.

Two year graduate program = 36 credit hours (covered by tuition waiver)

Instate Cost Covered:                    36 x $303.71* per credit hour = $10933.56*
Out of State Cost Covered:          36 x $927.51* per credit hour = $33390.36*

Cost to student

Instate FAU Fees                             36 x $66.11*= $2379.96*
Out of State Fees                             36 x $97.30*= $3502.80*

Other fees may apply.*Subject to change and should only be used as a guide

Contact Name:

Christopher Hill

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