Carissa Cabrera carissa.cabrera at h-mar.org
Sat Sep 14 11:38:45 PDT 2019

Hawaii Marine Animal Response is now accepting applications for our
Education and Engagement internship. Our Education and Engagement Program
visits classrooms, attends community events, develops educational
resources, assists in educating tour operators on conservation, and works
closely with students and the public.

Education and Engagement Intern Responsibilities: Interns will be
responsible for assisting and contributing to educational events in the
classroom, at the local aquarium, and other scheduled outreach events. As
part of your internship, you will develop an educational resource or
project that can be used in K-12 classrooms and contribute to our
organization’s newsletter.

Other Responsibilities:  Interns can be assigned to other projects in
different areas of the organization to gain a wider variety of skills, e.g.
field response, rescue support, and/or social media depending on the needs
of the organization.

Internship Information: Internship dates are flexible but a commitment of
12 weeks is required.  Positions are unpaid. Interns should have their own
transportation. Housing is
not provided. A minimum commitment of 20 hours per week is expected of
volunteers. We do offer 40 hour per week internships as well.


Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

Must be willing to be trained on effective conservation communication.

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Remote work is
expected as part of this internship.

Must be able to speak in front of crowds.

Must be adaptable, responsible, hard working, willing to learn, and have
attention to detail.

Must be willing to engage in a positive and informative manner with
volunteers and members of the public on a regular basis. Must be willing to
engage with different viewpoints on conservation in a respectful manner.

Past education or outreach experience is preferred but not required.

Internship dates are flexible but a commitment of 12 weeks is required.  Must
expect to work 20 hours per week, some of which can be remote.

To Apply: Visit http://h-mar.org/apply and fill out your internship
application. Additional materials including cover letter, CV and references
are also required. Due to the high number of applications, only qualified
candidates will be contacted and applications will be reviewed and offers
extended on a first-in basis.

Carissa Cabrera

Programs Manager

Carissa.cabrera at h-mar.org

Learn more at h-mar.org
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