estuary edventures internships

Our Estuary EDventures Education Internship aims to cultivate future educators and conservationists through facilitation of our student education programs. The internship provides currently enrolled and recently graduated college students with valuable competencies and skills in marine science and environmental education.

Seeking Interns

Interns assist in facilitating education programs including on-site school field trips, summer camps, and outreach events. Responsibilities include: teaching students of various ages, species collection, and program and aquarium husbandry support. This internship is designed for individuals seeking experience in informal education or environmental/marine sciences. Positions are unpaid and academic credit is available.

Qualifications

  • Must be seeking or have earned a degree in environmental studies/science, biology, marine biology, education, or a related field.
  • Must be reliable, flexible, 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 25 lbs. unassisted, and capable of spending long hours in various outdoor conditions.
  • Experience with public speaking, working with kids, and/or aquariums preferred.

Schedule requirements:

Spring: Jan-May

2 days/week; 9-2

App. deadline: Dec 15

Summer: June-Aug

4-5 days/week; 8:30-4:30

App. deadline: Apr 20

Fall/Winter: Sep-Jan

2 days/week; 9-2

App. deadline: Aug 20

With safety at the forefront, the 2020 fall/winter season has been suspended. Applications for the spring season are currently being accepted and are due by December 15, 2020.

To apply, simply send an email of interest and attached resume to internships@tampabaywatch.org

Email Jordan Findley at jfindley@tampabaywatch.org with questions about internships.