Education Intern

Classification: Temporary, part-time*

Salary: $8.25 per hour**

Closing Date: March 1, 2014

Duties

The education intern positions are responsible for presenting a variety of educational programs to the public and Aquarium visitors. This position will present live animal programs, assist with our free-flighted bird program and on-the-floor education at touch tanks, respond to visitor questions, utilize electronic communication systems and will be responsible for working with full-time educators on a variety of special programs and projects. All interns must be currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate.

Interns will be required to work some weekends, evenings and holidays.

*This is an hourly position with a maximum of 40 hours per week. It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.

**There also are unpaid intern opportunities in the education department.

Training and Experience

Requirements:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Interest in presenting public programs.

• Knowledge of North Carolina coastal species and resources.

• Strong interest in working with live animals, especially reptiles and birds.

• A current tetanus shot.

Preferred: Prior animal handling and public speaking experience preferred.

How to Apply

Mail, deliver, fax or e-mail a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below, along with a resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position.

Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state form. Please indicate desired position on the application. For more information, contact Jeff Harms at 252-247-4003 ext. 226 or e-mail jeff.harms@ncaquariums.com.

Jeff Harms
Marine Educator
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
1 Roosevelt Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
jeff.harms@ncaquariums.com
Fax: 252-247-0663