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N Carolina Aquariums - Education Intern


North Carolina Aquariums

Summer Employment Opportunity

Position: Education Intern

Location: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

PO Box 967, 374 Airport Road

Manteo, NC 27954


Duration: 10 week positions (start/end dates are flexible)

35-40 hours per week; evening, weekend, and holiday work required

Salary: $8.25 per hour.

Qualifications: Applicants should be articulate; have good public speaking and organizational skills, and

interact positively with the general public, children, co-workers, and volunteers.

Candidates should be majoring in Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Resources,

Environmental Education, Parks and Rec., or a related field. A flexible schedule and a

valid driver’s license are required. Prior experience working with the public and a working

knowledge of Outer Banks flora and fauna are preferred, but not required.

Job Description: Interns are an integral part of the NC Aquarium’s Education team. Responsibilities

include, but are not limited to: setting up, announcing, and showing educational videos;

conducting public programs on various marine/aquatic topics (sea turtles, sharks,

alligators, river otters, jellyfish, wetlands, beachcombing, marine mammals, etc.); handling

live animals; staffing discovery carts; monitoring visitor behavior and answering questions

at the touch tanks; and being on the floor interacting with Aquarium visitors. Each intern

will complete a project during his or her 10-week internship. Projects will be conceived,

designed and presented by the intern per the approval of permanent staff. The Education

curator or the full-time Educators will assign additional responsibilities and projects.

Deadline: 5:00 P.M. Thursday, March 10, 2011

To Apply: Send a cover letter of interest, current resume, up-to-date transcript, letter of reference

from a professor. Mail to:

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

C/O Dia Hitt

PO Box 967/374 Airport Rd.

Manteo, NC 27954

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Created at 1/20/2011 3:13 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 1/20/2011 3:13 PM by Pava, Penny J.