Education intern at Rookery Bay Research Reserve

An intern showing a marine animal to a child at Rookery Bay.
Photo courtesy Friends of Rookery Bay Facebook

This summer, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Naples, FL is seeking a part-time education intern to support a variety of on and off-site educational programs delivered to audiences of all ages.

Start Date: Synonymous with school team
Pay Rate: College credit

Any student with an interest in education or environment and can work up to 16 hours per week is encouraged to apply.

The intern will assist with delivery of programs for 4th grade and 7th grade students; deliver programs and presentations to the general public visiting the Environmental Learning Center; and have opportunities to participate in high school and college field trips.

Based on student’s interest and availability other responsibilities may include: interactive surveys, photography and video production, aquarium assistance and the handling of live marine animals.

The objective of this program is to provide the selected candidate the opportunity to improve their knowledge about coastal and estuarine ecosystems, to develop their public speaking skills and to utilize their creativity in improving and developing programs and presentations order to assist education department staff deliver high quality, positive and rewarding experiences to visitors to the Reserve.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Jeannine Windsor.