Partner School Teaching Practicum Intern

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Teaching Practicum Intern leading a classroom program
Teaching Practicum Intern leading a classroom program (Alaina Vouaux/USFWS)

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, August 26, 2016, 11:45pm


Bloomington and Carver, MN
United States

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Job Description:

Interns will gain hands-on, real world experience working with and assisting professional environmental education staff and student teachers in a diversity of tasks including curriculum development, leading education activities in the classroom and outdoors, assisting with Educator Workshops, and assisting with program management.

Interested applicants should have excellent verbal/written skills, be able to work with the public and students from a diversity of backgrounds, strong ability to work both independently and in small groups, and have course work and/or an interest in environmental K-12 education, natural resources or a related field. Basic computer skills and a valid driver’s license are required. Applicants must be available three days a week. Applicants are not required to be currently enrolled in a university  or college program to be eligible!

Position Start Date:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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How to Apply:

Multi-season and full school-year internships are preferred, however, candidates will also be considered on a one season option. Start dates are as follows:
Fall Season: Sept. 6     Winter Season: Jan. 3     Spring Season: March 1
To Apply for a Teaching Practicum Internship please submit the following:
1) One-page cover letter describing personal background and interests
2) Detailed resume noting education, experience, and skills
3) Unofficial college transcripts
4) Two letters of recommendation (include the name, affiliation, address, telephone number, and email address of each reference)

**Applications for the fall season are due by Friday, August 26th**

Job Compensation:

Academic Credit


Compensation Information:

Stipend + College Credit + Free Housing

Free housing and a monthly stipend ($960 - $1,280) are available to practicum interns. Government vehicles will be provided for official duties. Refuge staff will work with your college to ensure you meet the requirements needed to complete internship or student teaching credit.

Contact Name:

Chelsi Burns

Contact Phone:

(952) 361-4511

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