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Marine Science Educational Intern

Job Type: full-time temporary position

Location: Florida

Posting Date: 22 Jul 14

Closing Date: 30 Sep 14


NHMI is a residential, non-profit environmental organization offering programs in tropical marine science to visiting school groups. This experiential program provides opportunities for the students to explore sub-tropical terrestrial and marine ecosystems; combining direct, hands- on experience with conceptual learning.

The Intern's primary responsibility is to develop the ability to effectively lead interpretive programs for visiting school groups. The Intern program provides personal academic growth through intensive training, introduction of field teaching, and evaluation.

Description: Interns lead interpretive programs in tropical marine science for visiting schools and participate in support services required to run a residential facility. Extensive training includes science seminars; ARC lifeguarding, waterfront lifeguarding, oxygen administration, first aid, and CPR/PR, boat handling, and teaching techniques

Qualifications: Must be a U.S. citizen, at least a college junior, working towards a college degree in the biological sciences, environmental science, or education. Must have at least one full year of college level Biology coursework.
Salary: Stipend plus room and board and extensive training opportunities
Benefits: Paid training, room and board provided on the property, worker's compensation insurance, and staff boat use during time off.


Contact Information:

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to, subject line:" Fa14 Internship ATTN: KP". We will send you an application to complete your employment packet.

Seasonal employment: Fall (September-December). Spring (January-May) Summer (May-August). Multi-seasonal and year-round positions are available. Future employment opportunities are available upon completion of the internship. Internship/college credit is available with approval from host university.

Intern Coordinator: Kristina Pendleton
1300 Big Pine Ave
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
1.305.872.2331 x224

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