Mud Skippers at The Living Planet Aquarium

Education Internships

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College -- Education Internship

Job Description

Education Department Internship will allow undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in
The Living Planet Aquarium´s education programs, activities, and give them experience for future informal education careers. They will take a leading role in presenting science-based educational programs to Utah students and aquarium visitors. Work as a positive part of a team to ensure the success of the education programs. Participate in and help to develop educational programs for The Living Planet Aquarium organization-wide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interns will be trained in interpretation techniques
  • Interns will be creating environmental education curriculum to enhance teacher and student learning
  • He/she will learn basic animal handling techniques including animals safety and well-being.
  • Delivering education programming to students and visitors on an off site.
  • Interact with aquarium visitors in a pleasant and energetic manner, and be available to answer questions.
  • Restock education supplies after each program.

Assume primary responsibility (with minimal supervision) for assigned projects, which may include:

  • Exhibit, model and materials maintenance, repair and improvement.
  • Outreach van maintenance and care.
  • Scheduling and communication with schools.
  • Assisting in the training of new staff members.
  • Work with education team members to improve educational programs and materials as well as program delivery for all in house and out bound education programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned by Education Director or Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Interns are encouraged to ask questions and fully understand all procedures and protocols for our Education Department.

Internship Requirements

  • Competition of 180 Hours or more in 15 weeks.
  • Completion of Final Project
  • Completing of Presentation

Application Requirements

Job Location

The Living Planet Aquarium

Position Type

Unpaid Intern

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