Number Positions: Four (4)
Position Title: Back to the Bays Program Intern
Location: Various Locations, including:
CCE’s Marine Program has been giving “Back to the Bays” since 1985. In this time a wide variety of projects in support of habitat and shellfish restoration; water quality initiatives; fisheries research; and extensive youth education and citizen science programming have been conducted.CCE’s Back to the Bays Initiative was launched in order to increase awareness and involvement in efforts of CCE Marine Program.Back to the Bays Interns will be responsible for assisting with implementation of the “2018 Ways to Give Back to the Bays” campaign.This will involve assisting in habitat restoration stewardship efforts, including Marine Meadows Workshops; taking part in the Save Our Seahorses conservation and research initiative; helping deliver stewardship based outreach programming in support of the Long Island Shellfish Restoration Program; providing public education and outreach in support of the Back to the Bays Initiative; and assisting at all Back to the Bays fundraising and awareness events.Unpaid internship opportunities will be offered from May-December (specific timeframes are flexible); weekend work will be required.To the extent possible, these internship experiences will be tailored to best meet the interests and any research project requirements of intern candidates.
Major Duties of Position:
Interaction with the public and providing outreach and education at workshops and various events and fundraisers;
Qualifications and Experience Pre-requisites:
Required: High School Diploma, pursuant of Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental or biological sciences, natural resource/coastal management, or other related field; valid NYS License; ability to interact effectively with the public.
Preferred: Experience in environmental education and outreach activities; event and fundraising planning; experience working with the public; interest in photography and use of social media tools; experience utilizing video footage editing software; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
All applicants must complete volunteer paperwork found at http://ccesuffolk.org/jobs, on bottom right of page, and pass background checks. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and volunteer paperwork to Kimberly Barbour at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated March 20, 2018