Marine Science Internships and Jobs
Please share the following information with anyone you feel might be interested in teaching experiential marine science programs in the Florida Keys.
Seacamp is a private, non-profit, residential program that operates a marine science/SCUBA camp for teenagers during the summer and teaches outdoor marine education to school groups from September to May. Newfound Harbor Marine Institute is our environmental educational organization offering programs in marine science to visiting elementary, secondary, college, and adult groups. Seacamp just celebrated our 50th summer and is accredited by the American Camp Association.
Newfound Harbor Marine Institute is currently hiring Marine Science Instructors and Marine Science Education Interns for the fall and spring seasons. Positions begin as early as November. Instructors and Interns lead interpretive programs in marine science for visiting schools and participate in support services required to run a residential program. This is an excellent opportunity for science majors and graduates to receive exposure to the tropical marine environment.
Extensive training includes science seminars, American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, Oxygen Administration, First Aid and CPR/PR, seamanship and boat handling, teaching techniques and more.
Instructor - Must have a college degree in the biological sciences, environmental science, education, or related field.
Intern - Must be working towards a degree in the biological sciences, environmental science, education or related fields. Must have completed at least one year of college level biology and finished their junior year. All applicants should be strong swimmers and should have a desire to work in a residential, community setting.
Benefits: Salary/stipend, housing provided on the property, meals when participants are in residence, extensive training opportunities, worker's compensation insurance, and staff boat use during time off. All NHMI staff benefit from their role in providing unique, experiential, marine science education opportunities for youth and adults from around the world.
To apply: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will contact you to complete your employment application packet, including official college transcripts and personal and professional recommendations.
Seasonal employment: Fall/Spring (November - May). Spring Only (January-May) Summer (May-August). Multi-seasonal and year-round positions are available. Internship credit is available. No deadline date for applications.
We would appreciate you passing this employment opportunity on to interested students or recent graduates.
Seacamp Hiring Committee
1300 Big Pine Avenue
Big Pine Key, FL 33043