Seaside Center Environmental Education Interns
internship begins in mid-late June and finishes at the end of August.
(Flexible days, hours; 120 hours
Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm
Seaside Center Environmental
Education Interns (4 unpaid positions)
Center Intern will gain practical experience in an environmental education
setting focused on the Long Island Sound environment.
The intern will gain object-based learning experience working
with children, adults, and families. The
intern will learn to present engaging environmental education programs to
visitors of all ages; assist Summer Naturalists with
the management and daily operation of the center; assist in the supervision of
numerous high school volunteers; assist in the development, implementation and
evaluation of environmental educational activities; assist in on-going research
projects involving the Long Island Sound; and assist in the upkeep of marine
aquariums and the touch tank in the Center.
• College student or graduate preferred
• Teaching experience and/or environmental or
marine science background a plus
• Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and adults
• Must be mature, self-motivated, and capable of following directions
The intern will be evaluated on the basis of his or her
performance of the above tasks. At the end of the internship period, an Intern
Evaluation form will be completed by the staff supervisor(s). Finally, an exit
interview will be scheduled with the Manager of Seaside Center to evaluate
(from the student's perspective) the internship experience. The internship may be for either academic credit
or to gain experience. The student is responsible for making arrangements for
requirements for academic credit.
letter, resume and 2 educational or professional references to:
Cynthia Ehlinger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Seaside Center Manager,
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830