Marine Science Internships and Jobs
The Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce, FL is accepting applications for a full-time Marine Biology Educator. The application deadline is Monday, September 4, 2017.
Details posted at: https://www.sms.si.edu/Get_Involved.html#JobOpportunitieswww.sms.si.edu/Get_Involved.html#JobOpportunities
STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), a non-profit sea turtle rehabilitation center in Juno Beach, FL is happy to announce our 2017 Serving the World's Imperiled Marine life (SWIM) continued education program.
Join LMC staff on a multi-day conservation program to Maui, Hawai'i or Estero Padre Ramos Natural Reserve in Nicaragua to work hands-on with sea turtle rehabilitation, research and conservation efforts and gain valuable experience in the field and working within the community to reach common goals.
From July 1 - July 31 students and marine science educators receive $200 off their registration to either Maui, Hawai'i or Nicaragua.
Read up on our 2017 destinations and detailed itineraries at www.marinelife.org/SWIM.
Travel for Sea Turtles with LMC!
Serving the World's Imperiled Marine life (SWIM)
Destination Eco-tour Program
August 24 - 30, 2017: Maui, Hawai'i
September 20 - 28, 2017: Padre Ramos, Nicaragua
September 29 - October 7, 2017: Padre Ramos, Nicaragua
Got questions? Read our FAQs OR contact Hannah Campbell
FALL INTERNSHIP INFORMATION
Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, and education facility located in Juno Beach, Florida, is seeking a marine science-minded intern to join our team of educators and conservationists for the Fall 2017 semester.
Intern opportunities include:
Public Programs Intern
The Education Department is currently accepting college level interns to assist with the development, implementation and facilitation of current and future public programming offered at LMC. Students interested in this program will be working under the Environmental Programs Manager and assisting in various projects, including the development and completion of a mutually agreed program to implement at the end of their internship.
Qualifications: All interns must be currently enrolled university students (full or part time) pursuing a degree in a related discipline (i.e. marine science, biology, environmental science, education). All interns must also possess a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test. Additional requirements include:
To apply: Interested applicants may submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to Hannah Campbell, Environmental Programs Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by August 10, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additional information can be found at https://www.marinelife.org/careers
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 Marine Conservation Interns.
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
REEF’s Marine Conservation Internship provides an in-depth look into REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project and Invasive Lionfish Program. The internship provides diverse experiences including non-profit operations, outreach and education, field experience, data collection and management, public speaking, event planning and advertising. During the three month internship, you will have many opportunities to dive and volunteer with partner organizations in the Florida Keys and South Florida. Visit www.REEF.org/internship to learn more and apply.
- Exposure to numerous non-profit educational and environmental organizations
- Experience in Florida and Caribbean fish identification and surveying
- Opportunity to become a member of REEF’s Advanced Assessment Team
- Experience with marketing, communications, and graphic design
- Assist with the planning and operation of REEF Fest, an annual event to support marine conservation
- Opportunities to teach others about the marine environment during presentations and community outreach
- Gain hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities at a small non-profit organization
- Network with key figures in marine science, SCUBA diving, underwater photography, and conservation
- Have plentiful opportunities to dive
- Earn college credit, if appropriate
- Receive letters of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship
- Earn dive training certifications from local dive shops and instructors, when applicable
- Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
- Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your backyard
Application deadline is June 19, 2017.
Original announcement received on 06/03/2017 by:
Education Program Manager
Reef Environmental Education Foundation
98300 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037
The Marine Science Station in Crystal River, Florida, a Citrus County School District educational facility, is now hiring a dedicated and passionate marine science educator. This position is ideal for those interested in teaching hands-on laboratory and field-based lessons to elementary and secondary students on land, aboard boats, and literally within habitats of coastal springs, rivers, estuaries, and the Gulf of Mexico. To learn more about the Marine Science Station, go to http://mss.citrusschools.org/. To learn more about the Citrus County School District, a State of Florida High Performing School District, go to http://www.citrus.k12.fl.us/.
This is a full-time position as the Marine Science Station Teacher at the Citrus County School District’s Marine Science Station in Crystal River, Florida. The Marine Science Station Teacher’s primary job goal is to implement experiential student learning activities in a classroom/lab setting, aboard the Marine Science Station vessels, and within the coastal waters of Citrus County and the Gulf of Mexico. The Marine Science Station Teacher provides hands-on content in marine biology, oceanography, coastal ecology, and environmental science. Other responsibilities include aquatic animal care, aquarium life support maintenance, maintenance of teaching resources, grant writing, basic vessel and field equipment maintenance, and other incidental tasks consistent with the objectives of the position.
To successfully perform within this position, applicants should have the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies:
Heavy work. Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently as needed to move objects. Must be able to swim well and use snorkeling equipment. Must be able to work in adverse physical and weather conditions found in Florida throughout the year. Consistently exposed to outdoor biological and physical elements present on the Marine Science Station campus, aboard vessels, and in the water.
Terms of Employment
Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Base starting salary is $35,000. The length of the work year is 10 months, 196 days with the option of extra duty camp days during the summer and possibly weekends.
How to Apply
Original announcement received on 06/03/2017 by:
Citrus County School District
12646 West Fort Island Trail
Crystal River, FL 34429
Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, FL is now accepting applications for Data Collection Interns this fall semester.
For further information and instructions, please see: https://www.marinelife.org/about/careers/data-collection-intern/
The Naturalist – Nature Center assists with the daily husbandry and care of the Conservancy’s wildlife ambassadors and educates visitors at the Conservancy Nature Center. This position reports to the Animal Care Coordinator and supports the daily care of the Conservancy’s wildlife ambassador collection including animal husbandry; maintenance of LSS (life support systems), aquaria, and vivaria; and medical care in partnership with the staff veterinarian. The Naturalist – Nature Center also plans and delivers visitor education programs and special education events at the Nature Center to educate audiences of all ages about Southwest Florida’s environment, conservation, and the mission of the Conservancy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
PHYSICAL, DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this Job the employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision, peripheral and depth perception.
Work Environment: The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, is exposed to fumes or airborne particle; toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) with a risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
How to Apply
To Apply: Please send your resume to email@example.com and identify that you are interested in applying for the Naturalist- Nature Center position. You will then receive the application and other materials to submit upon completion.
Conservancy of Southwest Florida
1495 Smith Preserve Way
Naples, FL 34102
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) has an exciting opportunity for college students and recent graduates interested in Marine Science and underwater research. Participants must be SCUBA certified. Space is limited!
REEF Summer Fish Field Methodology Course, hosted in Key Largo, FL
June 4 – 11, 2017
Description: This one week hands-on course is designed for college undergraduates and recent graduates focusing on marine biology or related fields. The course covers commonly used tools and techniques for visual assessments of reef fishes. Classroom and field experiences will expose students to Tropical Western Atlantic reef fish identification, size estimations underwater, surveying reef fishes using transect, roving and stationery visual techniques, benthic assessments using photo quadrats and rugosity, and management of survey data.
Requirements: Prospective students must be at least 18 years of age, enrolled in or a recent graduate of a college level program in marine biology or a related field; scuba certified, current in their diving skills and comfortable diving from small boats; physically and mentally capable of carrying out underwater data gathering and handling of light equipment; US citizens or in possession of the appropriate US visa.
Course Fee: $945.00 per person, includes dorm style accommodations with kitchen, 6 days of two tank boat dives including tanks and weights, reef fish survey materials, certificate of course completion (earned). Does not include transportation, meals, or personal diving equipment.
For more information and to apply: Visit www.REEF.org/fieldcourse or contact Amy Lee at (305) 588-5869 or trips@REEF.org .
Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a sea turtle research, rehabilitation, and education facility located in Juno Beach, Florida, is seeking seasonal camp staff for our 2017 Junior Marine Biologist Summer Camp AND motivated, passionate, college-level education interns for the summer season.
For more details on these opportunities visit https://www.marinelife.org/about/careers/
Employment opportunities for Summer 2017 include:
To apply: Interested applicants may submit their resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) references to firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday, March 31st 2017.
Internship opportunities for Summer 2017 include:
To apply: Interested applicants may submit their resume, cover letter, and contact information for (3) references ATTN: [title of internship] to email@example.com before Friday, April 14, 2017.
Coral Restoration Foundation is accepting applications for the upcoming session of the Coral Restoration and Conservation Internship program. The program will run from late May 2017 to mid-August 2017. Internship description can be found HERE and dates/deadlines can be found HERE. Find the PDF announcement attached.
Mote offers a variety of internship opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students and recent college graduates interested in a career in the ocean sciences. Mote internships are designed to inspire students with a life-long appreciation and commitment to the conservation and sustainability of our oceans by providing unique, hands-on opportunities to conduct ocean science research, education or support services under the mentorship of Mote scientists, educators, animal care specialists and other professionals. The experience gained through Mote internships should provide both the knowledge and experience base to prepare the intern for entry level employment within related fields.
Summer application deadline is March 1st.
For specific job duties and responsibilities related to internships, please visit https://mote.org/research/internships
To apply for an internship, please visit www.mote.fluidreview.com
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