The Adult and Family Education Assistant Coordinator will lead family and adult groups of all ages and teach a diverse array of topics that highlight the dynamic ecosystems of a barrier island. Adult and Family activities are varied and may include marine education, kayaking and canoeing trips, cycling tours, nature hikes, photography, adult craft programs, home school programs, historical tours, boat trips, campfires, and more.
Calling all storytellers, journalists, and nature writers! Play a vital role in telling the story of Chincoteague Bay Field
Station’s multi-faceted environmental education programs through our blog, social media sites, newsletters, and
fundraising campaigns. This position is ideal for students with college-level journalism, marketing, science
communication, or nature writing experience.
Play an essential role in capturing the essence of a multi-faceted environmental education center during its peak season. This position is ideal for an ambitious, outgoing, and creative student who has college-level experience in photography and video making. The Videography & Photography intern will work together with the Marketing & Media intern to produce innovative content consistent with CBFS’s branding.
Gain supervisory and environmental educational experience all while spending an incredible summer minutes from the beach and in a gorgeous coastal setting! Your primary role will be serving as supervisor, resident adviser, entertainment coordinator, and research mentor for our summer Sea S.T.A.R. high school internship program. In addition, you’ll work alongside program staff to provide a diverse range of educational and scientific program experiences.
The Chincoteague Bay Field Station is a residential marine science research and education facility. The University and Research (U&R) department is responsible for the coordination and supervision of multiple marine science focused college courses over the duration of 12 weeks. U&R Interns aid in the daily operations, conduct research, assist in conservation projects, and support college students as resident advisers. They arrive a few days prior to the start of the summer session, on May 14th.
University & Research (U&R) Summer Assistants work in both field and residential settings to facilitate the hands-on educational experience for college students. In this position, you will maintain research and laboratory equipment, assist with aquarium maintenance, supervise U&R interns, act as a deckhand aboard our monitor vessels, and assist with office work. Also, the U&R Assistant is responsible for overseeing the whole college community as a resident advisor for a portion of the work week.
Marine Science Camp Counselor is responsible for the supervision and safety of all campers for overnight camps at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station. Primary job duties include: directing and supervising summer campers day and night throughout their stay; planning/executing small and large group activities during free time and evenings; and fostering a fun and welcome environment for campers.
Educators will be working mostly with our Adult and Family program leading adult participants in a variety of outdoor programs including kayaking, biking, photography, and birding. During the summer you will be leading family camps and inter-generational camps in coastal ecology classes and night activities. You will gain valuable and diverse knowledge regarding aquarium and field equipment use and maintenance, boat crew skills and safety, and group leadership in laboratory and field settings.
Educators will be working mostly with our school, college, outreach, and summer camp programs and will be working with all learners of all levels, including K-12 students, college students, family and adult learners. You will gain valuable and diverse knowledge regarding aquarium and field equipment use and maintenance, boat crew skills and boat safety, group leadership in laboratory and field settings, time management and marine husbandry.
Adult and Family Educators will be working mostly with our Adult and Family program leading adult groups in a variety of outdoor programs including kayaking, biking, photography, and birding. During the summer you will be leading family camps and inter-generational camps in coastal ecology classes and night activities. You will gain valuable and diverse knowledge regarding aquarium and field equipment use and maintenance, boat crew skills and boat safety, and group leadership in laboratory.