Marine Science Internships and Jobs
Looking for a job that gets you out on the ocean? MarineLab is seeking seasonal marine science instructors for our education center in Key Largo, FL. Our waterfront facility provides quick access to the marine ecosystem protected by Everglades National Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Job duties include leading discussions and labs on subtropical marine topics such as seagrass, mangroves, and coral reefs; leading snorkeling field trips via boat to investigate local marine communities; supervising students in the water; and minor maintenance duties associated with upkeep of boats, labs and equipment. Instructors must be team-oriented and flexible; evenings and weekends are required.
Start date is between August 31 and September 7, and season ends on November 15, 2016. Salary is $300-$350/week and includes housing with wireless internet. Paid training. Opportunity to continue with a spring/summer seasonal position is available!
Requirements: Potential instructors MUST like interacting with children and youth from 5th grade through high school, have an enthusiastic, outgoing personality, and have a high tolerance for working outdoors in all kinds of weather. BA/BS in marine science or related life science; teaching experience; and current Lifeguard/FirstAid/CPR certification. SCUBA Certified applicants and those who have experience aboard boats will be given preference.
Closing date: August 30, 2016. To apply, please complete the application (word or pdf) found on http://www.marinelab.org/Jobs.html and return with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.