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Education Internship

Experience is a great teacher! Our internship program provides college-level students the opportunity to become part of an aquatic education team and learn by doing. Students will work side by side with Aquarium professionals gaining knowledge through hands-on experience.

Commitment: As an Education intern your minimum commitment would be 9 weeks, 20-40 hours/week. This opportunity is available in the summer only.

EDUCATION INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assist with summer day camp programming. This includes, but is not limited to, games, crafts and marine science related activities.
  • Interpret about the Aquarium’s animal collection at stations such as shark lagoon or ray pool.
  • Complete an intern project
  • Assist with education programming

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children.
  • Basic marine science or marine biology knowledge preferred
  • Experience working in camps or other informal settings preferred
  • Working towards or recently completed Bachelor degree
  • Available during weekends at the beginning of the internship for training purposes
  • Previous customer service experience is preferred but not required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Effective communication skills
  • General PC knowledge in word, excel and power point
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills