[MARMAM] Education Intern opportunity at the Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown, Massachusetts

Laura Ludwig lludwig at coastalstudies.org
Wed Feb 26 12:15:02 PST 2014

*Summer 2014 Internship Opportunity*

The Center for Coastal Studies is a non-profit organization dedicated
to conducting
scientific research with emphasis on marine mammals of the western North
Atlantic and on the coastal and marine habitats and resources of the Gulf
of Maine.  CCS has been conducting research and marine and coastal
educational programs on Cape Cod for over 37 years.

*Education Responsibilities*-Intern will assist with environmental
education programs, including on-site programs, off-site programs, marine
debris research project and festivals, including CCS's new signature summer
week of events: Whale Week:  A Celebration of the Sea.  Interns will assist
in the staffing of the Center's informational and sales kiosk on MacMillian
Pier; designing and delivering presentations, answering questions about
CCS, marine mammals and ocean conservation issues, and other general
duties.  Intern may assist with creation of displays for the CCS's
laboratory, and help create lesson plans and activities that are aligned
with the Massachusetts State Frameworks.

Other Responsibilities- Each intern will take on a project which they will
work on for the duration of their internship.

Interns must have their own transportation, and housing is not provided. A
small stipend is provided.


   - The internship is open to students who are currently enrolled in, or
   recently graduated from an accredited college or university.  High school
   students may also be considered.
   - Preference will be given to students or recent graduates working
   towards environmental studies, education, marine science, biology or other
   related fields.
   - Intern should demonstrate strong written and verbal communication
   - Intern should be a self-starter able to take responsibility for
   completing projects.
   - Students that are adaptable, responsible, hard working, willing to
   learn, and have attention to detail are encouraged to apply.
   - Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
   - Must be comfortable working with all ages.
   - Must be comfortable working outside in all conditions.
   - Must be comfortable working with and handling marine species.
   - Interns must be able to commit to at least two-three months; preferred
   start date-end date beginning June to mid August, but dates are flexible
   based on school schedules.
   - Interns must work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
   - Schedule is flexible but intern may have to work some weekends and
   - Preference will be given to students with secured housing on Cape Cod.

To Apply- Send your resume, cover letter, and one letter of reference to
Laura Ludwig at lludwig at coastalstudies.org or 115 Bradford St,
Provincetown, Massachusetts 02567. Applications must be received by April
4th, 2014.

Laura Ludwig, Program Coordinator
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
115 Bradford Street (Office)
5 Holway Avenue (Lab)
Provincetown  MA   02657
(207) 263-5300 mobile
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