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Education Specialist

Audubon Society of Rhode Island

The Education Specialist is responsible for effectively facilitating Audubon’s environmental education programs to a broad spectrum of audiences in a wide variety of settings – classrooms, wildlife refuges, afterschool, libraries, parks, etc. The position is responsible for developing new and maintaining existing programs and program materials. The

Education Specialist will be integral in coordinating afterschool programs and assisting with summer camp. The Senior Director of Education supervises the Education Specialist.

As a member of the Audubon staff, the person holding this position is an ambassador for the Society, fostering a commitment to Audubon’s mission, values, and culture of philanthropy.

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Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program Paid Internships

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) APCC’s Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program is a Cape-wide initiative to collect and analyze monitoring data on cyanobacteria in freshwater ponds on Cape Cod, and to communicate results to stakeholders and local officials. For the 2022 season (May – November), APCC is partnering with organizations and local officials to monitor ponds in each of the 15 towns on Cape Cod, with a target of 160 ponds monitored across the region.

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Aquaculture & Water Quality Interns

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

Part-time, seasonal: June through August

Hours: Flexible, including weekends, 20-30 hours/week

Interns are primarily responsible for BCWC’s demonstration upweller tank for growing oysters. In addition, interns are involved with water quality sampling and marine invasive species monitoring programs in the Three Bays estuary and at multiple sites in the town of Barnstable.

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Seasonal Island Rangers

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

Part-time, seasonal position, May through August

Hours: Friday through Monday, 32 hours/week

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is a non-profit organization working to restore and preserve clean water in Barnstable. BCWC co-owns and co-manages Dead Neck Sampson’s Island (DNSI) with MA Audubon. DNSI is a 1.4-mile barrier beach island that is utilized for nesting by multiple species of protected shorebirds.

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Field Operations Manager

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

The Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) is currently looking to fill a full-time, permanent Field Operations Manager position. The Field Operations Manager will be responsible for coordinating boat operations, maintaining monitoring and field equipment, managing field sampling and monitoring programs, and supervising and training seasonal staff and interns.

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Seasonal Camp Educator - Ipswich, MA

The Trustees Crane Estate

We are hiring camp educators to join our stellar team. Camp educators lead a pod of campers age 4-15 (age group depends on weekly assignment), facilitating environmental education, crafts, sports, and other activities. Camp educators contribute collaboratively to the development of camp activities and are given creative freedom to direct the activities of their pod as they help campers discover the marshes, beaches, fields, forests, and historic past of the 2100-acre Crane Estate.

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Eelgrass Monitoring Internship

North and South Rivers Watershed Association

The NSRWA seeks a research intern with at least three years in undergraduate biology, chemistry, or environmental science (late undergraduate or graduate student). The candidate will be tasked with organizing and coordinating volunteers for August eelgrass surveys, including soliciting boat owners in the Bays. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining field survey equipment and assisting with field survey training. Finally, the candidate will assist with data organization and entry after the monitoring efforts are complete. This intern will also assist the Research and Monitoring Interns with our other work and focus on implementing our habitat-based projects.

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2022 NSRWA/Mass Bays Partnership Internships (2)

North and South Rivers Watershed Association

The NSRWA seeks two research interns with at least two years in undergraduate biology, chemistry, or environmental science or one year plus experience. The candidate should be willing and able to help with field work, data entry and analysis, as well as occasional tasks to help the NSRWA like working at events and assisting with outreach.

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Orleans Conservation Trust Summer intern

Orleans Conservation Trust

The Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) is hiring a summer intern. OCT is a non-profit land trust in its 50th year of protecting land in Orleans, MA. Our interns work side-by-side with staff and community leaders on land stewardship initiatives. OCT interns gain valuable professional experience and develop a passion to save open spaces. The intern will assist with land management needs and report to OCT’s Director of Land Stewardship. The intern can expect to be involved with property inspections and maintenance, long and short-term land management planning, habitat management, property documentation, and volunteer engagement. OCT's summer internship program, now in its tenth year, is a terrific opportunity to get experience working for an environmental nonprofit and to build an understanding of land conservation. Position is open until February 25 or until filled.

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National Marine Life Center Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Environmental Education Internship

National Marine Life Center

Animal Care Responsibilities: Depending on need and case load, interns will assist with the care of the NMLC rehabilitation patients including seals, sea turtles, and a variety of native turtle species. Animal Care duties will include animal restraint; cleaning; disinfecting tanks, equipment, and environmental enrichment devices; diet preparation; administering feeds (including tube feeding); record keeping; facility maintenance; and water quality testing. Interns will also assist animal care staff with medical procedures, admission exams, animal necropsies, and release events.

Education Responsibilities: Interns will assist with environmental education programs, including on-site programs, off-site programs, fairs, and festivals. Programs will focus on marine animals, rehabilitation practices, conservation, and STEM activities. Interns will learn how to effectively interpret and educate guests of NMLC on marine animals and conservation. Interns may be asked to work in the gift shop and assist with various office projects such as fundraising and data entry. Opportunities may be available to create displays for the Discovery Center and help create lesson plans and activities that are aligned with the Massachusetts State Frameworks and Ocean Literacy Principles.

Other Responsibilities: Each intern is assigned to multiple projects in different areas of the organization, e.g. research, fundraising, rehabilitation, marketing, social media or education. A weekly chore will be delegated to each intern to assist with the upkeep of the facility and equipment. Each intern is required to attend regularly scheduled meetings throughout their time at NMLC. At the end of the internship, the intern will deliver a presentation about their experience and projects to staff, volunteers, and members of the public.

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