Summer Camp College Internship

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 5:00pm

Address:

Annapolis, MD
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

Come inspire the next generation of environmental stewards! AMM seeks College Interns for its 10-week summer camp program. This position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about educating youth, possess a love for the outdoors, and are interested in the environmental field. Interns will earn a stipend of up to $3,000 paid out in biweekly increments over the 10-week internship. AMM summer camp runs from 6/27 - 9/2. College interns will work 40 hours a week, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F.

See https://amaritime.org/jobs

Our summer internship program offers great experience for college students interested in any of these fields of study: education, environmental studies, science, & communication, or outdoor recreation. Interns will receive hands-on training and experience with the fundamentals of environmental education best practices, lesson plan creation, and program facilitation. Interns will facilitate programs for summer camp and visiting groups. Interns will participate in professional development experiences to discover other career opportunities and network in the environmental sector.

Interns will earn a stipend of up to $3,000 paid out in biweekly increments over the course of the 10-week internship.

AMM Overview

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s mission is to educate youth and adults about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits, and community events. We accomplish this mission through an engaging suite of hands-on programming and by bringing visitors to our two unique waterfront locations overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Our campuses, nestled in the heart of Annapolis, serve as a window to Chesapeake Bay ecology and culture by providing vital environmental access points to the local community. During the summer, AMM runs a popular 10-week summer camp program for over 400 local youth and provides field trip experiences for visiting groups. Our summer programming has students exploring life around the Bay and maritime heritage through the lens of environmental science, social studies, art, and recreation. 

Intern Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in college or recent college graduate.
  • Strong interest in teaching and environmental education.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, overall positive attitude, and willingness to work outside in summer conditions.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and adults.
  • Available to work at least 8 weeks over the summer.
  • Preferred – teaching experience and/or environmental studies background.

Internship Responsibilities

  • Supervise group of up to 18 campers with a team of 2-3 counselors.
  • Plan and lead at least one environmental education lesson weekly.
  • Organize and lead nature exploration, games, and other recreation activities.
  • Assist and supervise campers while kayaking. ACA Level 1 kayak training available, if interested.
  • Respond appropriately to any medical issues and emergencies with first-aid or CPR. First-aid and CPR training available, if not already certified.
  • Assist with aquarium and animal care.
  • Attend professional development “shadowing” experiences.
  • Create electronic portfolio showcasing internship experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to The Education Director at education@amaritime.org with your first and last name and “EE Summer Intern” in the subject line.

(Will still consider applicants who are not available for the full 10-weeks of summer programming. For example, if your school year starts before the end of our summer programs, we can work with you to accommodate this scheduling conflict.)