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Coastal Education Internships

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Highlands, NJ


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Mar 7, 2023

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Coastal Education Program Interns (2 available)

The American Littoral Society is a nonprofit, membership-based organization headquartered on Sandy Hook in Highlands, NJ. The American Littoral Society promotes the study and conservation of marine life and habitat, protects the coast from harm, and empowers others to do the same. We are offering summer internship opportunities based out of Sandy Hook National Recreation Area.


Coastal Education Internship
Primary Responsibilities will include:
-Leading hands-on outdoor education programs involving seining, kayaking, and  other outdoor activities.
-Leading outdoor nature walks and trips for the public.
-Assisting in community science projects involving marine life identification.
-Researching, writing, and designing public education materials on coastal/marine topics for various audiences.
-Representing the Society at outreach events.​


Qualifications: College students with environmental science, marine science, ecology or similar background may apply. Informal and/or formal education teaching experience preferred and a qualified individual must enjoy sharing their enthusiasm for the littoral zone with people from all age groups and walks of life.  The internship will require the use of personal vehicle and laptop.

These internships are paid, and part time (5 hours a day - 5 days a week) with some evening and weekends required. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a well-established organization that promotes coastal conservation through education, restoration, and advocacy. The Littoral Society pays $15/hour based upon experience and education and seeks someone who can begin work in mid May 2023 and work through most of the summer. Housing is not available. Must be located within reasonable distance of Highlands, NJ. 

The compensation will be $15/hour at an estimated 25 hours per week. These paid internships were generously sponsored by Art for Sea.

How to Apply:Email RESUME and COVER LETTER to Education Director: Nicole Haines
Deadline: March 31st, 2023

No phone calls please

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