University of Alaska Southeast

Internship

Company: Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Location: Homer, AK
Position: Intern - Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Requirements: See website
Summary:

Do you enjoy getting people excited about our natural world? As an Environmental Educator, Naturalist, or Intern with the Center for Alaskan Coast Studies, you'll have the opportunity to share your energy and enthusiasm by leading educational programs for children, school groups, and visitors to Alaska.

Seasonal staff are employed at the Wynn Nature Center (boreal forest preserve), the semi-remote Peterson Bay Field Station, and the Yurt on the Homer Spit.

As a Naturalist, Intern or Environmental Educator during the summer season (May 28th to September 3rd) impart knowledge and a sense of stewardship with visitors and groups from around the world. Lead multi-day field studies and guided natural history tours, develop programs for all ages and/or participate in citizen monitoring projects. 

Duties vary depending on the specific position. Benefits include compensation of $1,500–$1,900 per month DOE and housing. 

Qualified applicants are energetic and flexible, have a background in environmental education and forest and/or marine ecology, and the maturity to live in group situations. To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to the email address listed. Please indidcate desired position.

Contact: Seth Spencer
Contact at: (907) 235-6714 or jobs@akcoastalstudies.org
Closing Date: January 19, 2018