Number Positions: Four (4)
Position Title: Back to the Bays Program Intern
Location: Various Locations, including:
Cornell Cooperative Extension 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 “2020 Ways to Give Back to the Bays” campaign, assisting Marine Program researchers and educators with various field and lab related tasks, and serving as part of the Outreach Team at public events.Specific activities will involve assisting in habitat restoration stewardship efforts, including Marine Meadows Workshops; helping deliver stewardship-based outreach programming in support of the Long Island Shellfish Restoration Program; providing support to CCE Educators at our various camps and public education programs; and assisting at all Back to the Bays fundraising and awareness events.Internship opportunities will be offered from May-December (specific timeframes are flexible); weekend work will be required.To the extent possible, internship experiences will be tailored to best meet the interests and any research requirements of intern candidates.
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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 February 24, 2020