Marine Science Internships and Jobs
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now accepting applications for Summer 2017 Marine Conservation Interns. Funding opportunities are available!
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
- Work with students as a counselor for REEF Ocean Explorers Summer Camp
- Assist with the 2017 Invasive Lionfish Summer Derby Series
- Opportunity to become a member of REEF’s Advanced Assessment Team
- Practical field experience in monitoring protocols, procedures, and data management
- Experience with marketing, communications, and graphic design
- 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 March 13, 2017. Please let me know if you have further questions or concerns contact:
Education Program Manager
Reef Environmental Education Foundation
98300 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037
Loggerhead Marinelife Center is now accepting applications for a Data Collection Intern this spring semester.
For further information and instructions, please see: https://www.marinelife.org/about/careers/data-collection-intern/
Attached please find a posting for a Marine Science Camp Internship with the Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce, FL. This unique paid internship will provide the opportunity to learn about marine and estuarine ecosystems of Southeast Florida by working with our day camps for ages 6-16. All camp sessions are heavily water-based and include activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, and seine netting in various locations throughout Florida’s Treasure Coast region.
Interested candidates can submit application packages by Wednesday February 15, 2017.
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 Spring 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, Programs Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submission (Word document or PDF) required. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additional information can be found at https://www.marinelife.org/about/careers/
Education/outreach position at Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve (FL Dept of Environmental Protection)
This is a part time position (20 hours/week) at the Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves office. The position will focus on the CHAP Snorkeling and Aquatic Preserve Boat Tours (Ecotour program) which includes; organizing, scheduling, advertising, maintaining Eventbrite website, and conducting the tours. The candidate must be comfortable with swimming and snorkeling, boating, leading groups in the water, and public speaking. Must have knowledge of the local estuarine/marine environment and ability to identify flora and fauna. CPR/First Aid and lifeguarding certification or experience is preferred. Other duties include carrying out the objectives in the management plan, and conducting other education/outreach efforts.
Interested candidates can call 941-575-5861 for more information, or submit a resume to email@example.com
Coral Restoration Foundation is accepting applications for the upcoming session of the Coral Restoration and Conservation Internship program. The program will run from late January 2017 to mid-May 2017. The internship description can be found HERE and dates/deadlines can be found HERE. Find the PDF announcement attached.
Students can email applications and/or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due by Oct. 15 (flexible if necessary).
Are you ready to translate your hard work into a huge impact? Nature’s Academy, in the Tampa Bay area, is a nonprofit educational organization that seeks to enhance STEM literacy and foster environmental stewardship. The Education Specialist is responsible for leading programs, typically K-12, and developing our Citizen Science Database. We seek a team-oriented, energetic candidate committed to creating positive change through experiential education.
Please follow this link for complete job description and application details.
Tampa Bay Watch, an environmental nonprofit organization located in Tierra Verde, Florida is hiring a full-time Marine Science Educator. BS degree in environmental science, biology, or marine science with one or more years of educational experience, preferably in marine science experiential education. Must be familiar with Florida coastal ecosystems and have the ability to work with students and adults in outdoor, boat and classroom environments. Full job description is listed on http://www.tampabaywatch.org/employment.html.
3000 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
Ph: (727) 867-8166
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 email@example.com.
Marine Science Education Positions
Big Pine Key FL
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR MARINE SCIENCE INSTRUCTORS
Seacamp Association, Inc
1300 Big Pine Avenue
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Company Description: Celebrating our 51th summer!!! A non-profit, residential, environmental educational organization offering marine science programs for 10-17 year olds in a summer camp setting and to visiting elementary, middle, secondary, college, and adult groups throughout the school year.
Description: Staff lead interpretive programs in tropical marine science for campers/visiting schools and participate in hospitality services required to run a residential facility. Extensive training: science seminars; American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, Oxygen Administration, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer; skin diving leadership; seamanship and boat handling; camp life; and teaching techniques.
Marine Science Instructor: Recent college graduate in marine science, the biological sciences, or a related field. All applicants must be strong swimmers. Teaching experience preferred; SCUBA certification required.
Non-science, summer camp positions are also currently available.
Benefits: Salary/Stipend, housing, meals when participants are in residence, training, worker's compensation insurance, and staff boat use during time off.
To apply: Send resume with complete work history and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will contact you to complete your employment packet. The process will include an application, official college transcripts, and references. Applicants will be required to submit a Level II fingerprint background check and drug screening prior to employment.