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Internship – Spring in the Caribbean

Environmental Protection In the Caribbean  is seeking an environmental education intern for the period March-April 2010. The internship takes place on the island of St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles. The intern would work within the Love the Lagoon Project to protect the Simpson Bay Lagoon, one of the largest lagoons in the West Indies, providing interactive presentations to primary and secondary school students about the importance of wetlands. Deadline for applications is 2/10/10. For more information contact Natalia Collier at ncollier@epicislands.org.

Job Opportunity – Environmental Educator, NJ

The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor New Jersey is seeking a full-time, permanent Environmental Educator.  Job responsibilities include:  teaching on- and off-site programs to groups; overseeing summer camp program, including staff hiring, registration, and daily operations; supervising junior volunteers; assisting in aquarium, including animal feeding, care, and collecting; and representing the Institute at conferences, workshops, and community events.  Deadline for application 2/15/10.  For more information, contact Phil Broder at 609-368-1211 or education@wetlandsinstitute.org.

Internships – Summer in North Carolina

The Bald Head Island Conservancy of southeastern North Carolina is offering four internship opportunities for Summer 2010,as Environmental Educators, Sea Turtle Conservationists, Kayak Guides, and Wildlife Naturalist.  The Intern Program is open to rising juniors, seniors or recent graduates from any accredited college or university, with majors in biology, marine biology, environmental science, education, or a related course of study.  Deadline for applications is 2/12/10.

Exploring the Deep Ocean Online

A consortium of academic and cultural institutions, Fathom creates and share high-quality online learning experiences, from in-depth free seminars to shorter features, interviews, and articles.  Their Exploring the Deep Ocean section includes materials from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the UK Natural History Museum, and Seminars in Marine Science and Oceanology include free multi-session courses on shark natural history and underwater bioacoustics.

Coastal Zone Grants – MA

Massachusetts’ Coastal Zone Management office is seeking proposals for their Coastal Habitat Grants Program. Up to $102,000 is available to support proactive efforts to implement demonstrable steps and actions to further coastal habitat protection, restoration, and assessment within the MA Coastal Zone, including outreach and education activities. Cities, towns, and other public entities; academic institutions; watershed associations or similar not-for-profits, and other private organizations are eligible to apply.  To view the Request for Responses, visit the Comm-PASS website and search for solicitation number “ENV 10 CZM 02.” Questions regarding this solicitation will be accepted until January 15, with answers posted on Comm-PASS by January 19.  Deadline for applications is 2/8/10.

Internship – Environmental Educator, CT

Audubon Greenwich (CT) is offering a paid internship to assist teaching and implementation of environmental education programs to school groups, care for live animal specimens including fish, reptiles and amphibians, assist in developing exhibits and displays around the Center, and assist with the Center’s Summer Nature Day Camp Program for kids and teens entering grades K-9.  Deadline for application 2/25/10; contact Lindsey DeVito, Education Specialist at 203.869.5272 or ldevito@audubon.org for more information.

Job Opportunity – Naturalist, ME

Ferry Beach Ecology School, a residential EE center on the coast of Maine, is seeking naturalists (due 2/20/10) to lead trips to coastal forests, beaches, tide pools, and salt marshes. Naturalists are responsible for a teaching group of approximately ten 3rd to 8th graders) for three lessons every day, with some shared supervision of students between and after lessons, plus some general maintenance of the site and program. FBES emphasizes dynamic teaching methods, such as the use of ecological skits, effective props, and hands-on activities.

Job Opportunity – Deckhand, CT

Soundwaters is seekign applications (due 1/15/10) for Deckhand/Educators for the 2010 sailing season (mid-March through August and August through mid-November). Seven crewmembers work in a close-knit high-energy environment aboard the 80’ schooner SoundWaters to deliver environmental and nautical science programs ranging from 3-hours to weeklong. For more information visit their website

Job Opportunity – Education Program Coordinator, MI

The Grand Traverse Conservation District (GTCD) seeks an Program Coordinator for the new Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative. The successful candidate will have the background, skills and personality to coordinate professional development for teachers, school-community partnerships and place-based education projects through the GTCD’s Boardman River Nature Center.  Applications due January 11, 2010.