Title of the position: Naturalist Intern Location: Asbury Woods Nature Center, Erie PA
Application Deadline: Open, until position is filled
Dates: Summer internships may be completed May – August 2019
Schedule: 25 hours/week on average – 350 hours total
Stipend: $500 stipend paid in two increments over the internship, once at the completion of 175 hours and once at 350 hours
For students who are pursuing degrees in the fields of environmental science, natural sciences, parks and recreation, botany, biology or other related programs, this internship is an opportunity to gain experience working at non-profit, connecting people to nature. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about planning and developing educational, recreational, and interpretive programming for visitors to the nature center. Interns will also work with Educations staff to provide daily care, feeding, and enrichment for our exhibit animals. Interns will interact with visitors of all ages to provide positive experiences. Interns will learn about the practices and day to day operations of a busy nature center. Naturalist internships begin in May 2019 and end August 2019 and are available to current students and recent graduates. Naturalist interns work 25 hours/week, on weekdays, some weekends and evenings, as needed.
Application Process: To apply for the naturalist intern position, please email a completed application form, cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to Kelley Lang, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only submissions received electronically will be considered.
Supervision: Naturalist interns are supervised by the Director of Education and Community Programs