College -- Education Internship
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.
- Competition of 180 Hours or more in 15 weeks.
- Completion of Final Project
- Completing of Presentation
- The Living Planet Aquarium Internship Application
- Cover Letter
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