Estuary EDventures

INTERNSHIPS

 

About our Program

 

Housed at the Tampa Bay Watch Marine and Education Center, Estuary EDventures programs build environmental literacy and encourage stewardship while educating students about estuarine science and habitat restoration through a combination of classroom curriculum and field experiences. The goal of the program is to develop the student’s commitment to their local environment by increasing their understanding of the function of the Tampa Bay estuary, its importance in their daily life, its role in their future, human impact on it and opportunities to participate in its restoration.

 

Seeking Interns

 

Estuary EDventures program is seeking interns to assist in the facilitation of daily on-site field experiences and traveling education programs to local student groups ranging from kindergarten to college, and maintenance of aquarium exhibits and educational materials, while being exposed to the field of experiential education. Positions are unpaid.

 

 

Intern Requirements

 

• Must be seeking or have completed a degree in environmental studies/science, biology, marine biology, or a related field.

• Must be reliable, responsible, take initiative, and act in a professional manner at all times.

• Must be comfortable in and around the water, handling marine animals, able to lift up to 25lbs unassisted, and capable of spending long hours in various outdoor conditions.

• Experience working with kids and/or aquarium exhibits preferred.

• Lifeguard and First Aid/CPR certifications preferred.

 

 

 

 

Schedule Requirements:

Fall/Winter season:

September–January (Resumes accepted by August 31)

 

Spring season:

January–May (Resumes accepted by December 31)

 

Hours:

Tuesday–Friday, 9:00am – 2:00pm

*2-day commitment required

 

Summer Internship Schedule Requirements:

Summer season:

June–August (Resumes accepted by May 1)

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

*3-5 day commitment required

Email Jordan Findley (internships@tampabaywatch.org) to apply.

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