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Summer Naturalist/Pollinator Intern
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Deadline to Apply:
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30pm
The Naturalist/Pollinator Intern will be expected to:
- Develop curriculum for and lead Junior Naturalist programs with a second intern.
- Research and become familiar with the ecology of native pollinator gardens.
- Plan and lead a variety of pollinator workshops and garden work days at the Cable Community Farm.
- Interact with Museum visitors as an exhibit docent.
- Assist with special events like fundraisers and the 4th of July parade.
- Write articles for the Museum’s publications.
- Contribute to the Museum’s social media outlets, including Facebook.
- Applicants should have at least two years college or an equivalent practical experience in a natural science field or environmental education, and an interest in native pollinator gardening.
- Candidates should demonstrate a desire to teach and learn about the natural world, and have experience working with children, preferably in an outdoor setting.
- The applicant should be energetic and self-directed, be able to work as part of a team, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.
Dates of employment:
June 5 - August 26, 2017 (exact dates are flexible)
40 hours/week, Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 - 4:30 and occasional evenings
$200/week. Housing is provided at the Cable Community Farm, 1 mile from the Museum. The intern must provide his or her own transportation.
How to Apply:
Send a current resume and a cover letter that describes your professional goals, what you would hope to gain from this internship, and what expertise you would bring. Include the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of two references. Return application materials by mail or email by March 8, 2017 to:
Haley Appleman, Naturalist
Cable Natural History Museum
P.O Box 416
Cable, WI 54821